01 May 2013

News digest #17

Events in the next two weeks (taken from the BIB calendar; please check also the 'Weekly sessions' section of the calendar); dates added since this post was first published are shown in red

Thurs. 2nd: Skip Gorman and Ron Kane (USA), Crane Bar, Galway city

Fri. 3rd: Tin Box Company, Langton's, Kilkenny city, 10.00 p.m. 

Fri. 3rd-Mon. 6th: Kilkenny Roots Festival; many Americana acts including Woodbine and the Tin Box Company

Sat. 4th: Woodbine, Clubhouse Hotel, Kilkenny city, 10.00 p.m.
11th International Bühl Bluegrass Festival, Bühl/Baden, Germany (4 US bands)

Sun. 5th: Tin Box Company, Biddy Early's, Kilkenny city, 4.00 p.m.
Woodbine, Springhill Hotel, Kilkenny city, 10.00 p.m.
Tin Box Company, Egan's, Kilkenny city, 10.00 p.m.

Wed. 8th-Mon. 20th: George Harper & John Tomlin (USA) on tour in Ireland

Thurs. 9th-Sun. 12th: 22nd Baltimore Fiddle Fair, Baltimore, Co. Cork: Casey Driessen, Bruce Molsky, Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole, many more

Thurs. 9th-Sat. 11th: 16th European World of Bluegrass Festival, Voorthuizen, the Netherlands

Fri. 10th: Red Hat Acoustic Music Club, Harbour Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare: Anna & Orla Greaves, Ray McGee, Mick Dunne, Paul McEvoy, guests; musicians and listeners welcome; €3 donation
I Draw Slow, the Lodge, Mallow, Co. Cork, 9.00 p.m.; tickets 087/2445541 (presented by AliveOMusic)

Sat. 11th: Skip Gorman and Ron Kane (USA), Cuckoo's Nest, McGirl's, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim
Beppe Gambetta (I), Bog Lane Theatre, Mostrim Rd, Ballymahon, Co. Longford

Sun. 12th: Beppe Gambetta (I), Whelan's, 25 Wexford St., Dublin 2

Mon. 13th: Beppe Gambetta (I), The Village Arts Centre, Kilworth, Co. Cork

Other news

The editor now has a new e-mail address. Please note this and use it in all future correspondence.

Just to complicate matters further, the editor will be away from the computer from 3 May till 14 May inclusive; any news received in that time will not appear till 15 May.

Thanks to Ray O'Brien for forwarding news of the I Draw Slow show at Mallow on 10 May, and the Tin Box Company dates at Kilkenny (see above).

Sacred Harp Dublin have a new website up and running, so stay tuned for any upcoming events/Sacred Harp Dublin news.


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