Friday, 12 March 2010
The Irish National Guitar Festival, featuring many genres of music, will be held at Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland, from Wednesday 7 April to Sunday 11 April 2010. Among the guitarists taking part is Sophia Johnson (right; photo by Jeff G Photography) of the Toy Hearts bluegrass band (UK): Sophia will be playing twice daily in the Yamaha Clinic slot on the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the Festival. More details are on the Festival programme.
Also taking part in the Festival will be Tom Hanway & his Bluegrass Pals. Tom (USA; resident in Ireland since 2003) was on banjo with Carmel Sheerin & the Ravens when they received the award of #1 European Bluegrass Band at the EWOB Festival in 2005.