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3rd Woodbine Bluegrass Jamboree Fri 13th & Sat 14th July
Athy GAA Centre
Athy, Co Kildare, Ireland
Admission Fri €15....Sat €15....2 Nights €20

Fri: Evan & Amy Lyons--The Prairie Jaywalkers--Woodbine
Sat: Pat Kelleher & Joe Zajac--Gary Ferguson with Colin & James Henry
The Clem O Brien Unit

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


We have put together another exciting blend of bands/artists for our 3rd Jamboree that is 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 again this year.

The Clem O Brien Unit

Like the photo opposite Clem, Dick & Tony will roll back the years as they come together after many years playing in different bands to give us a taste of their music that brought them to all the bluegrass festivals in Ireland and an apperance at The Nth' Wales Festival over four years 1998 to 2001.
The C O B' Unit have only played 4 gigs together since but their set is sure to be filled with some great material.

Gary Ferguson with Colin & James Henry.

Our very good friend from the USA Gary Ferguson returns for another visit and is joined by father & son Colin and James Henry from Belfast. Colin is one of the finest musicians in Ireland and James (new to the scene) is an excellent young banjo player.
Gary needs no introduction to an Irish audience and has always been a big hit in Athy with a combination of his own songs and old standards.

Pat Kelleher & Joe Zajac

Pat Kelleher has been an accomplished musician for over 35 years with a love of folk singing and song writing.He is a renowned five string banjo player with several different styles to his credit.He has befriended some great musicians over the years and his partner for our jamboree Joe Zajac from the USA is one of those.The both play a varity of instruments and its great to have them make their 1st visit to Athy.

The Prairie Jaywalkers

Kevin & Geraldine Gill have a long association with Athy Bluegrass going back to the very 1st Athy Bluegrass Festival in 1991 and its great to have them back to play our jamboree. They are joined in The Prairie Jaywalkers by Dave Riordan and produce an excellent sound that is sure to please.

Evan & Amy

It was always our aim in Athy to promote young up and coming bluegrass artist's and we do so again this year as we welcome back Evan & Amy Lyons and look forward to those two great young artist's treat us to their fine blend of bluegrass music.

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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