The Special Consensus (USA) (shown here in the current lineup: left to right, Ryan Roberts, David Thomas, Greg Cahill, Rick Faris) will be touring Ireland and Britain early in 2011, beginning on Wed. 12 January with eight dates in Ireland. On 20 January they cross to Britain for five shows, returning to Ireland for a further three shows between 26 January and the end of the month. All the details are on the band's own tour schedule, and the Irish dates are listed on the calendar of the Bluegrass Ireland Blog.
The Special Consensus are on the cover of the current (Nov. 2010) issue of Bluegrass Unlimited magazine, with a major 3,000-word article inside by award-winning writer and musician Chris Stuart on the Special C.'s founder and leader, Greg Cahill. Read it in full here.
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