Thursday, 31 July 2008

US, European acts at Omagh festival

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

The 17th Appalachian and Bluegrass Music Festival at the Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, will be held from Friday 5 September to Sunday 7 September 2008. The programme features nine bands from North America, headed by Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper and Danny Paisley & the Southern Grass; three leading bands from continental Europe - the G2 Bluegrass Band (Sweden), the Blue Grass Boogiemen (NL), and Jiri Kralik & the Rowdy Rascals (CZ); and six bands from Ireland and the UK. Full details are on the festival website.