20 March 2016

Mile Twelve (USA) in Ireland, 18 Apr.-7 May 2016: UPDATE

As just mentioned on the BIB, Mile Twelve, the rising young bluegrass band from Boston, Mass., will be taking part in the Teacht Thar Sáile Folk Club's 3rd Mountain Roots Music Weekend - held on the May bank holiday weekend.

Mile Twelve (also on Facebook) are shown above: (l-r) Bronwyn Keith-Hynes (fiddle), Nate Sabat (bass), Evan Murphy (guitar), and Catherine 'BB' Bowness (banjo). Plenty of performance videos of the band can be seen on their website and elsewhere on YouTube. See also the Blue Hat, Yeah! YouTube channel - the present band plus Matt Witler (mandolin). Their online tour schedule shows the following dates, with links to venue websites and online booking facilities.

Mon. 18th: The Mill Bar, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare
Wed. 20th: St John's Theatre, Listowel, Co. Kerry
Thurs. 21st: Colfer's Pub, Carrig-on-Bannow, Co. Wexford
Fri. 22nd: Coast Guard Cultural Centre, Tramore, Co. Waterford
Sat. 23rd: Tigh An Cheoil, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
Sun. 24th: Griffin's Garden Centre, Dripsey, Co. Cork
Mon. 25th: Village Arts Centre, Kilworth, Co. Cork
Wed. 27th: The Market House, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare
Thurs. 28th: Nosh and Coffee, Cork city
Fri. 29th: Mountain Roots Music Weekend, Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry
Sat. 30th: Mountain Roots Music Weekend, Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry

Sun. 1st: Mountain Roots Music Weekend, Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry
Mon. 2nd: Mannion's Bar, Balla*, Co. Mayo
Fri. 6th: Thomas Fitzgerald Centre, Bruff, Co. Limerick
Sat. 7th: Rory Gallagher Music Library, Grand Parade, Cork city

*The online schedule says 'Castlebar', but the link leads to Chris Mannion's celebrated bar in Balla, the base for the annual Balla Bluegrass Festival.

UPDATE 7 Apr.: The full schedule for the tour, with many additional details and corrections, can now be seen here.

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