26 July 2011

1st Mohill Bluegrass Festival, 12-14 Aug. 2011

Thanks to Tommy Kelleher for the detailed and very full programme of the 1st Mohill Bluegrass Festival, to be held at Clarke's Hotel, Main St., Mohill, Co. Leitrim, on 12-14 August 2011. Clarke's is on the south side of Main St., about 100m west of the intersection with the R202, and has a sizeable car park.

Fri. 12th: 9.30 p.m. Southern Welfare Bluegrass Band (Waterford) in the bar, followed by session.


Sat. 13th: 11.20 a.m. Live on Shannonside/ Northern Sound Radio 104.1FM: Charlie McGettigan’s Saturday Connection (launching their first album, Crossing the Cumberlands), Southern Bluegrass Union (Mallow), and MC for the Festival Big John Cline (South Carolina via Holland) on mandolin.

12.30 p.m. Afternoon jam session in marquee and showing of the fine documentary film High lonesome sound on big screen. All musicians welcome!
Children’s entertainment all weekend including Buckin' Broncho, Bouncy Castle, 3.00 p.m. Story telling, face painting, etc.

8.00 p.m. Gospel Mass in St Patrick’s Catholic Church with Southern Welfare Bluegrass Band.

9.30 p.m. Concert in Clarke’s Hotel: Southern Bluegrass Union, Woodbine, Southern Welfare. Followed by jam session.


Sun. 14th: 11.00 a.m. Gospel service in Church of Ireland, Mohill, with Southern Welfare Bluegrass Band.

1.00 p.m. Jam session in marquee. All musicians welcome!

2.00 p.m. Auris Carlon Nursing Home: Jimmy Quinn and friends - Bluegrass all the way for our Seniors.

7.00 p.m. Colin Beggan (of Cryan's Bar session, Carrick-on-Shannon) and guests. All musicians welcome!

There will be a barbecue on Saturday & Sunday. Visit the Festival website for more info.

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