08 June 2012

Bluegrass legend Curtis Blackwell at Colfer's, 17 June 2012

Thanks to John Murphy of Colfer's for this news:

Curtis Blackwell, one of the bona-fide bluegrass greats and former member of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys, appears in Colfer's Pub, Carrig-on-Bannow, Co. Wexford, on Sunday next, 17 June, at 8.00 p.m. Curtis will be joined on his first ever visit to Ireland by Chuck Nation (fiddle), Susan Nation (bass), and Jim Pankey (banjo). This is a rare chance to catch an act that is one of the legends of bluegrass music in the U.S for the last forty years - up close and in the intimate setting that is Colfer's.

Doors 7.30 p.m. Admission €15.00. Info 051 561159 (after 4.00 p.m.); e-mail

Other dates in the Curtis Blackwell Bluegrass Band tour (13-24 June) are all on the BIB calendar and on the Old Flattop agency website.

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