Performers

June 5th - 7th 2020

The Kody Norris show - East TN ,USA

The Kody Norris show - East TN ,USA

Call it retro, hillbilly, bluegrass or rockabilly, the group strives for something Kody simply calls "dern good entertainment." Deeply rooted in North American folk music, Norris has crafted a performance that harkens back and tips a hat to the traditions created by Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin's showmanship, the Stanley Brothers' harmonies, performances of the Grand Ole Opry and a bit of Vaudeville.

YE Vagabonds (Ireland)

YE Vagabonds (Ireland)

** 2019 BBC Best Traditional Track - WINNERS **
** 2019 RTÉ Best Traditional Track, Best Group, Best Album - WINNERS**

Brothers Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn grew up playing music together around their hometown of Carlow, a small town in the southeast of Ireland. After moving to Dublin in 2012, they quickly became a staple of the live music and session scene in Ireland, playing their own original songs as well as folk songs from Ireland, Scotland, England and America.

Pet Yetti - N. Ireland / England

Pet Yetti - N. Ireland / England

Pet Yeti are a unique voice on the UK bluegrass and roots music scene. Comprising 5 of the most accomplished bluegrass musicians in the British Isles (featuring members of Cup O’Joe, Cardboard Fox and Hot Rock Pilgrims) Pet Yeti blend heartfelt yet jovial songwriting with instrumental dexterity and prowess on their debut album ​Space Guitars which is available to download September 13th with a release tour to follow in December. 

Dave Kline and The Mountain Folk Band - Pennsylvania , USA

Dave Kline and The Mountain Folk Band - Pennsylvania , USA

Dave Kline, from Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, is an award-winning singer, songwriter/composer, musician, bandleader, entertainer, radio, TV, Podcast and event producer, music-historian, public speaker, and writer who has performed and traveled all over the world. He’s the producer and host of the weekly Mountain Folk radio and web show which has been on the air for the past 40 years featuring acoustic bluegrass, folk, mountain, Americana, old-time and Celtic music on various terrestrial radio stations, Internet stations, satellite radio stations and outlets such as the Apple iTunes Podcast Network and Podbean.

Brendan Butler & Freda Hatton

Brendan Butler & Freda Hatton

Brendan Butler has been on the folk and bluegrass music scene for over 20 years. He has played in many musical settings, bands and loose associations, but is best known for his work with the Lee Valley String Band since the mid-90s. He has been playing mandolin, singing high and lonesome with those boys since he returned to Ireland from Kentucky in 1994.

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