Tom Stapleton provides a gig calendar up to Nov. 2014
In response to public demand, longtime promoter of acoustic music Tom Stapleton has provided a gig calendar, listing dates confirmed up to November this year, together with a YouTube link for each artist on his roster.
The closest set of dates, and the most likely to interest BIB readers, is for multi-talented singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and 2014 double Grammy nominee Sarah Jarosz (USA), who will be playing four dates in Ireland next month, supporting her latest release, Build me up from bones. One of the shows is already sold out. Her dates are:
Wed. 16th July: The Set Theatre, Kilkenny city; 056 7721728 or Rollercoaster 056 7763669
Thurs. 17th: Whelan's, Dublin 2; 1890200078
Fri. 18th: Coughlan's Live, Douglas St., Cork city (sold out)
Sat. 19th: Campbell's Tavern, Cloughanover, Headford, Co. Galway (Galway Arts Festival); 093 35454
Video: 'Build me up from bones'
The other most bluegrass-related artist on Tom's list is Willie Watson (USA), who plays guitar, banjo, and harmonica. His dates are:
Thurs. 11th Sept.: Coughlan's Live, Douglas St., Cork city; Hotpress Venue of the Year.
Fri. 12th: Cleere's, Parliament St., Kilkenny. Capacity seated 70.
Sat. 13th: Leap Castle, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary. Capacity 60.
Videos: 'Rock salt and nails'; 'Mexican cowboy'
Contact Tom Stapleton by post (Mountheaton, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary); mobile (00353 (0)872238040); land line (00353 (0)505 21647); or Facebook.