24 June 2015

Willie Watson back in Ireland, 7-9 Aug. 2015

Thanks to Tom Stapleton for the news that Willie Watson (USA), formerly of Old Crow Medicine Show, will be playing at Leap Castle in Offaly, very near Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, on Saturday 8 August 2015 at 9.00 p.m. The capacity is 60, so book by phoning or texting Tom at 087 2238040. A video of Willie Watson singing 'Rock salt and nails' can be seen here.

His previous appearance at Leap Castle was in the last show of a tour in Sept. 2014. This year, it's the middle show of a brief tour, as follows:

Fri. 7th: Queens Parade Methodist Church, 4 Queens Parade, Bangor, Co. Down
Sat. 8th: Leap Castle, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary (NB: Willie Watson's website gives the time as 8.00 p.m.)
Sun. 9th: Coughlan’s Live, 7 Douglas St., Cork city

Tickets for the Bangor and Cork dates can be bought through Willie Watson's online tour schedule. Tom Stapleton adds that bluesman Guy Davis (USA) will also be playing Leap Castle in the course of a tour in August, as follows:

Tues. 11th: Real Music Club, Belfast
Wed. 12th: Ryans, Friary St., Kilkenny
Thurs. 13th: Coughlan's Live, Cork city
Fri. 14th: Leap Castle, Roscrea

Guy Davis's ragtime blues version of 'Rolling in my sweet baby's arms' can be heard here. For more info and bookings, contact Tom Stapleton, Mountheaton, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary; e-mail; mobile 087 2238040.

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