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Adams & Staats Ireland 2019

IRELAND, OCTOBER 12-20, 2019 | Proudly presented by mygrassisblue.com

A gifted, musically agile and versatile duo, Brandon Lee Adams & Johnny Staats embarked on their first tour of Ireland, the 9-gig nationwide tour succeeding in providing them with an array of new and expanded live performance opportunities and experiences, the kind only Ireland can provide.

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Leroy Troy & His Hillbilly Trio Ireland 2019

IRELAND, SEPTEMBER 5-15, 2019 | Proudly presented by mygrassisblue.com

From the pastoral rolling hills and hollers of sunny Tennessee came the founding members of The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, Mike Armistead and the indefatigable Leroy Troy. Accompanied by their songwriting guest and part-time band member George Harper, this frolicking threesome entertained an Irish audience in the old Southern traditions of comedic song, tales of loved and lost, and the occasional story.

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Sideline Ireland 2019

IRELAND, JULY 9-14, 2019 | Proudly presented by mygrassisblue.com

Recorded or live, their pulse-pounding drive, perfect timing, crisp instrumentals, powerful harmonies, and on-stage energy and finesse remind fans why they fell in love with bluegrass in the first place, and they brought their awesome show to an Irish audience, the 6-gig July 2019 tour their very first visit to Ireland.

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Kristy Cox Ireland 2019

IRELAND, MAY 11-19, 2019 | Proudly presented by mygrassisblue.com

“… one of the best in the business” according to Bluegrass Today, Kristy Cox and her award-winning band played 9 shows around Ireland in May 2019, her first visit to the Emerald Isle (and our very first tour).

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Kristy Cox on Tipp FM

More radio studio time on tour day 3. Kristy paid a visit this morning to the studio of Tipp FM in Clonmel to be interviewed by Trudy Waters on the station’s flagship mid-morning magazine & current affairs show ‘Tipp Today’.

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Shannonside Winter Music Festival 2019

“This 2019 iteration of the celebration of music that is the festival… had 80 events spread over 5 days covering 10 different musical genres… bluegrass was well catered for on the lineup, the Special Consensus, no strangers to the festival, the headline act. But until they rode into town for the established Sunday afternoon bluegrass concert, The Petersens & the Munich String Band ably held the keep, if you’ll pardon the oh-so obvious pun.”

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The Special Consensus, Dublin 2019

“Pulling from their extensive catalogue of material, the 2-hour-long intermission-interrupted set contained many a highlight: the harmonies; the a cappella Gospel numbers; and the instrumentals, especially the bass solos (who doesn’t love a good bass solo or two?) & instrumental-heavy encore, were all outstanding, or just as one might expect from this polished quartet.”

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