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2nd Woodbine Bluegrass Jamboree Fri 7th & Sat 8th July
Athy GAA Centre
Athy, Co Kildare, Ireland
Admission Fri €15....Sat €15....2 Nights €20

Fri: Evan & Amy Lyons--Cononel Bullshot Rides Again--Woodbine
Sat: Clem O Brien--The Watery Hill Boys--Woodbine

Jam session each night after concert
and in Pat Dunne's Lounge Sat @ 2pm


After the fantastic success of our 1st bluegrass jamboree in 2016 we are delighted to produce our 2nd jamboree for all our loyal supporters to enjoy.
We have put together an exciting blend of bands/artists all from Ireland that are sure to provide two great nights of bluegrass music.
We look forward to meeting all those loyal fans and know we will make many more friends over the two shows & pickin' sessions.

Clem O Brien

After taking the past year out from performing Clem returns in a solo capacity bringing with him a wealth of experience from fronting his own band to playing with The Flint Hill Boys, The Niall Toner Band & KingBlue in Ireland to playing with Special Consensus & Hungry Hill both from the US and touring with the world famous trad group The Chieftains.
Clem is regarded as the finest flatpick guirarist in Ireland with the vocals to match his guitar playing.
Clem is sure to have a very exciting set prepared for the jamboree.

The Watery Hill Boys.

The Watery Hill Boys come from the Watery Hill area of Drogheda, Ireland; a hilly area where cool clear water flows from the nearby mountains into the river Boyne. It has been said that you can feel the rhythm of the flowing water from the mountain streams in the music of The Watery Hill Boys. The music the boys play is Old Time Country and early Bluegrass, based on the music of such legendary groups as The Carter Family, The Skillet Lickers, The Blue Sky Boys and Bill Monroe etc.

Colonel Bullshot Rides Again

Tommy (The Colonel) Lyons is the leader and front man of Colonel Bullshot Rides Again hailing from Mayo the band are an institution in the Balla and surrounding areas of Mayo.
The band play a wide range of material from many of the greats of bluegrass music and we are delighted to have them on the programme for our 2nd jamboree.

Evan & Amy

Evan & Amy great supporters of both Woodbine and Athy Bluegrass over the past number of years are back after making their debut last year. Amy on guitar, mandolin and vocals & Evan on banjo, guitar and vocals have a lovely blend of bluegrass standards.
Evan is fast becoming a leading banjo player in Ireland and beyond. He played the 2016 Omagh festival with Woodbine.

Accommodation in Athy

Clanard Court Hotel 059 8640666..... Edge Town

Forest Farm 059 8631231- 8633070..... 2.5 miles to Town

Ardscull Farm 0598626188..... 2.5 miles to Town

Bowden 059 8631948..... In Town

Moate Lodge 059 8626137..... 2.5 miles to Town

Aurora House 059 8633103..... In Town

Hawthorn 059 8633907..... Edge Town

Dollardstown House 087 7880169..... 4 miles to Town

Coursetown House 059 8631101..... 3 miles to Town

Milltown Manor 059 8632309..... 3 miles to Town

Kane’s 059 8631434..... In Town

Knockfin 059 8638016..... In Town

Ballindrum Farm 059 8626294..... 4.5 miles to Town

Belan Lodge 086 8283192..... 7 miles to Town

Bray House 059 8631759 Mob: 086 8389576.......2 miles to Town

All Preceded by 0353 outside Rep’of Ireland

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