Belfast Telegraph

Blue bluegrass of home

By Damien Murray

Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh Friday, Sept 3, 1pm-6pm, Saturday, Sept 4 and Sunday, Sept 5,12.30pm-6.30pm

Featuring many songs from their current Sole Kitchen album, America’s famous Water Tower Bucket Boys are just one of many international bluegrass bands appearing at this famous festival next weekend, which features daily afternoon sessions and full concerts every evening.

Irish bluegrass artists like Tim Rogers and The Clew Bay Critters, Mad Uncle Harry, Broken String Band, Northern Exposure and Brigid O’Neill get a chance to play beside performers from America, the Czech Republic and Scotland.

Toe-tapping music from some of the biggest names in bluegrass and old-time music including Dale Ann Bradley, The Gibson Brothers, Mighty Gospel Inspirations, Cedar Hill and Southern Tenant Folk Union is on offer on six different stages.

Visit www.nmni.com/bluegrass for full details. Ticket hotline 028 8224 3292.

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