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DUNMORE EAST BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL 2018

Dunmore East, Co. Waterford. 23rd to 26th of August 2018.

blue grass line up 2018Now in its 24th year, the Dunmore East International Bluegrass Festival, is still proving as alluring as ever for top music acts, as some of the industry’s greatest bluegrass and country music acts line up for the free four-day festival in the Co. Waterford village from August 23rd to August 26th 2018.

With some top international bands lined up for the 24th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival 2018, the homegrown musical talent is also making serious noises on the bluegrass and country scenes.

The 24th Dunmore East International Bluegrass Festival, Co. Waterford kicks off on Thursday evening, August 23rd at the Spinnaker Bar and Restaurant, and heralds the start of 14 bands, playing almost 40 free gigs throughout the village.

For more information visit www.discoverdunmore.com or keep up to date on the Discover Dunmore East facebook page.
Email: bluegrass@eircom.net

Bluegrass Guitar and Fiddle Workshops

A big hit with the Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival audiences is California’s
Whiskey Deaf. The full band play an eclectic mix of traditional bluegrass, old-time and early country music.

Whiskey Deaf’s fiddle player Annie Staninec & John Kael, an established songwriter, bluegrass guitar, mandolin, banjo and bass player have taught in some of the most prestigious music camps in the country and will give two traditional bluegrass guitar and fiddle workshops on Friday, August 24th.

Places are €10 and pre-booking is essential.

Contact bluegrass@eircom.net to secure your place!

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