09 January 2014

Nation & Blackwell Bluegrass Band at Leap Castle, 25 Jan. 2014

The Nation & Blackwell Bluegrass Band (USA): (l-r) Gary Davis, Chuck Nation, Curtis Blackwell, Susan Nation

Nigel Martyn's schedule for the Nation & Blackwell Bluegrass Band tour (see the BIB for 3 Jan.) mentioned a 'house concert' on 25 Jan., and more on the subject has just been received from Tom Stapleton in Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, who sends new year greetings and goes on:

Delighted to announce our winter gig for Leap Castle (9.00 p.m. Sat. 25 Jan.) is the Nation Blackwell Bluegrass Band - and what a band! Curtis Blackwell (Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys) joins mandolin/fiddle multi-award winner Chuck Nation and Gary 'Biscuit' Davis, Dolly Parton's banjo whiz and co-producer. They are all driven along by Susan Nation on double bass. 

Close harmony vocals and superb instrumentals are their trademark. Nation & Blackwell is an award-winning bluegrass music band consisting of renowned performers who deliver toe-tapping music that engages and entertains an audience from the moment they take the stage until the rousing applause at the end!

The gig is the usual with tickets reserved by tel-texting 087 2238040.

Tom Stapleton
Co. Tipperary
Mobile (+353) (0)872238040
Land line (+353) (0)505 21647

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