Fly me to the moon
Published: 28 Jun 2012 13:000 comments
There is also plenty of musical talent on offer in the summer programme with 'Bap Kennedy In Concert' on Friday 20 July in the Gallery Bar at 9pm, 'Barnbrack' with special guest Gary Wilson on Saturday 21 July at 8pm, 'The Elvis Spectacular' featuring CC Houlihan and the Sweet Sensations on Saturday 18 August at 8pm, 'Mick Flavin and Friends' on Thursday 30 August at 8pm, '40 Years of the Sands Family in Concert' on Friday 31 August at 8pm and 'Billy Boy Miskimmin's 'Mercy Lounge' with special guest Rab McCullough on Saturday 1 September at 9pm in the Gallery Bar.
This week though starts off with 'The Knotty Pine String Band' who take to the stage on Saturday 30 June at 9pm in the Gallery Bar.
The Knotty Pine String Band
The Knotty Pine String Band will be playing in the Gallery Bar on Saturday 30 June at 9pm. They have been bringing bluegrass and American roots music to audiences all across Ireland and the UK since 1994.
Since then the band have recorded four albums 'Blood Sweat and Bluegrass', 'Against the Grain', 'Whisky Before Breakfast' and 'The Old Home Place'.
They have a strong country roots influence with songs from the likes of John Prine, Kris Kristofferson, Steve Goodman and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. They also like to take popular songs and give them a bluegrass twist.
'The Knotty Pine String Band' consists of Seamus Mc Gurgan on banjo, dobro and acoustic guitar, Tony Hutchinson on vocals and guitar, Aidan Mc Gale on vocals and bass and Declan O'Kane on fiddle and mandolin.