02 August 2014

Sore Fingers news - and Bruce Molsky in Ireland, 4-12 Oct. 2014

FOAOTMAD News sends news that Bruce Molsky (left) will definitely be teaching old-time fiddle at next Easter's Sore Fingers Week (6-10 Apr. 2015) in England. Other tutors include Tony Trischka (bluegrass banjo), Mike Compton (mandolin), Missy Raines (bass), Sally Van Meter (dobro), and John Lowell (guitar) - John toured in Ireland with his band earlier this year.

The Sore Fingers site also gives details of the coming October weekend (24-26 Oct. 2014), where tutors will include Russ Barenberg (guitar) and Mike Marshall (mandolin). Anyone wishing to enrol in any Sore Fingers events should do so as soon as possible.

Earlier in October, Bruce Molsky (also on Facebook) will be in Ireland as a member of Andy Irvine's Mozaik. The tour dates shown on his website are:

Sat. 4th Oct.: Cork Folk Festival, the Pavilion, Carey's Lane, Cork city; 00353 021 4215150
Sun. 5th: Vicar Street, 58-59 Thomas St., Dublin 8; 01 77 55 800
Tues. 7th: Duncairn Cultural Arts Centre, Antrim Rd, Belfast
Wed. 8th: Strule Arts Centre, Omagh, Co. Tyrone, 44 (0) 28 8224 7831
Thurs. 9th: Balor Theatre, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal; (00353) 74 9131840
Fri. 10th: Dolan's Warehouse, 3 Dock Rd, Limerick city; (061) 314 483, EXT 1
Sat. 11th: Roisin Dubh, Dominic St., Galway city; 353 91 586540
Sun. 12th: Hawk's Well Theatre, Temple St., Sligo town; 071 9161518

Later in the year, Bruce Molsky will return to these islands for a solo tour of the UK (7-21 Nov. 2014).

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