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Bunratty Bluegrass festival 2016

bluegrass 2016

The headline concerts feature international artistes Barry & Holly Tashian and the E5 Bluegrass Band from the US, Demolition String Band US and Monogram from the Chez republic.

Cup O’Joe, a young family trio from Armagh who are making a name for themselves on the international stage will also feature in the concerts, along with Irish Bluegrass veterans “Woodbine” and the Cork family Band “Greenshine”.

A great festival atmosphere will be created when our visiting and local musicians meet up to session at over 20 free events in 7 venues around Bunratty Village.

Once again the Bunratty Folk Park will take centre stage on Sunday the 23rd.Oct.
There will be 8 scheduled one hour performances by most of the bands taking part in the festival including Cup O Joe, Greenshine, John Nyhan and Friends, Bill and Leo and Demolition Band USA.

Performances commence at 12noon so arrive early and take in what promises to be a wonderful afternoon!