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July 08, 2009

Athy Bluegrass Festival This Weekend

The Bluegrass Patriots appearing at the Athy Bluegrass Festival 2009The main events will be in the Carlton Abbey Hotel and the acts include The Bluegrass Patriots, from Colorado, 4 Wheel Drive from Holland, Germany & Belgium, and Woodbine from Athy,

Other acts in the lineup are:

  • Gary Ferguson

  • The Niall Toner Band

  • The Tennessee Hennessee

  • Acoustic Grass

  • The Sullivan Brothers

  • Bending The Strings

A Weekend Ticket costs €50.

Other sessions are taking place in Clancy's Bar.
See the Athy Blue Grass Festival website for more information -

The first bluegrass festival held in Ireland was in Athy and Athy is now regarded as the spiritual home of bluegrass music in Ireland.