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Tony O Brien
Plays rhythm guitar and sings lead & harmony vocals. Tony has been playing & singing country music since his teens. He was part of a duo and sometimes trio with Liam for 15 years (1970-1985) Tony played with "The Clem O Brien Band" for four years (1998-2001) before he formed "Woodbine" in 2002






Nicola Kennedy
Plays double bass and sings lead & harmony vocals. Nicola has one of the finest voices in bluegrass/country music in Ireland and has captivated audiences everywhere Woodbine has performed.She joined Woodbine in 2003 after a band reshuffle and is the heartbeat of the band with her solid bass playing.


Liam Wright
Lead Guitar, Dobro and Bass Fiddle. Liam sings lead & harmony vocals in the band and was a pioneer of bluegrass music in the Athy area back in the mid 80's when he played with a band called "Woodworm". He has a keen interest in traditional Irish music also and plays tenor banjo at local sessions.


Martin Cooney
Regarded as one of the finest bluegrass banjo players outside the US Martin was the founder of The Athy Bluegrass Festival in 1991. An avid exponent of the Scrugg's style of banjo playing Martin also formed the 1st bluegrass band in The Athy area (Woodworm) that became The Flint Hill Boy's a really great traditional band for many years


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