Monday, 2 May 2011

News from the Barcelona scene

The Barcelona Bluegrass Band (l-r): Miguel Talavera (guitar, vocals), Lluís Gómez (banjo), Maribel Rivero (upright bass), Joan Pau Cumellas (harmonica)

Banjo wizard Lluís Gómez of Barcelona, Spain, reports that new websites have been set up for himself and for the Barcelona Bluegrass Band. Both sites can be read in Catalan, Castilian, or English. The band's new CD, Old time blues, should be available very soon.

Lluís also reports that the 10th Al Ras Festival will be held on 19 November 2011 at Mercat Vell de Mollet del Valles, Prat de la Riba 6, Mollet del Valles, Barcelona. The lineup will be:

Trae & Jayme Lynn Buckner (USA)
Anthony Hanningan (USA)
Fred Simon & the Barcelona Bluegrass Band
R.C. Brothers
Tin Horn Hank
Booty Hunters

More details are on the 10th Al Ras Festival website.