12 April 2018

Country - and more - at Whelan's in the coming week

Bluegrassers who look for material in modern country music may like to know that Courtney Marie Andrews (USA) will be playing at Whelan's main venue in Dublin 2 on Friday 20 April. Tickets (€19) can be booked online at Whelan's website, where there is also a video. This will be her only show in Ireland in the course of a European tour that takes in Belgium, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, and Britain.

Whelan's are also presenting this coming Monday (16 April) a musical tribute to Larry Roddy. Their website says:

Join us to celebrate renowned Irish promoter Larry Roddy on what would have been his 70th birthday. There’s a feast of musicians playing, with all proceeds going to the Dublin Simon Community.

The artists taking part include I Draw Slow, Mick Hanly, Kevin Conneff, Paul Kelly, Frankie Lane, John Murphy, Niall Toner, John Spillane, Roy Thompson, Clive Barnes, Niamh Parsons and Caoimhe Hogarty. Tickets are €15. And the following night (Tues. 17 Apr.) Whelan's present We Banjo 3, the Kings of Celtgrass.

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