14 April 2013

Events in the next eight days

This updated excerpt from the BIB calendar includes more details on the final week of the tour by clawhammer banjo maestro Ken Perlman (photo), and the first few dates of the tour by Skip Gorman and Ron Kane.

Mon. 15th: Ken Perlman (USA), Ballymore Acoustic Gigs, Mick Murphy's 'Stage Inn', Ballymore Eustace, Co. Kildare, tel. Roy Thompson 086 327 0780

Thurs. 18th: Ken Perlman (USA), Cork School of Music lunchtime concert/workshop, 1.00-3.00 p.m., tel. Lorna Lane 087 2443099

Fri. 19th: Bluegrass Slow Jam, Walton's New School of Music, George's St., Dublin 2, 6.30-8.00 p.m.
Skip Gorman and Ron Kane (USA), The Sunflower, Corporation St., Belfast

Sat. 20th: Ken Perlman (USA) gives two clawhammer banjo workshops at Walton's New School of Music, George's St., Dublin 2, 1.30-3.00 p.m. and 3.30-5.00 p.m., tel. John Mardirosian 087 9667183*
* Anyone who can either recommend or provide accommodation for Ken in Dublin on Sat. night, please contact the editor or Ken himself by e-mail

Skip Gorman and Ron Kane (USA), Leap Castle, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary
National Record Store Day (USA)

Sun. 21st: Woodbine, Peig's Bar, 12 Market Square, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, 6.00-8.00 p.m.
Ken Perlman (USA), Matt Molloy's, Bridge St., Westport, Co. Mayo, tel. Uri Kohen 087 7570958

Mon. 22nd: Skip Gorman and Ron Kane (USA), Village Arts Centre, Kilworth, Co. Cork

Tues. 23rd: Skip Gorman and Ron Kane (USA), plus Maeve Toner and Friends (launch of CD, Just for the record, Stag's Head, Dame Court, Dublin 2

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At 9:40 pm, Blogger CiaranH said...


how do i get tickets to leap castle to skip and ron?



At 10:46 pm, Blogger Richard Hawkins said...


When Special Consensus played at Leap Castle in January, tickets were available through Tom Stapleton. I assume Tom is also putting on Skip and Ron, in which case ring 087 2238040. Full contact details as given in January were:

Tom Stapleton
Co. Tipperary
Mobile +353 (0)87 2238040; land line +353 (0)505 21647; e-mail musicrk@iol.ie
Skype. tomstapleton

At 12:45 pm, Blogger CiaranH said...

thanks Richard

always lighting the way!


At 12:54 pm, Blogger CiaranH said...

well its all sold out at leap castle :(

thanks anyhow



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