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Southern Tenant Folk Union live in Ballina Arts Centre

Fresh from their appearance on the Late Late Show last Friday night, Edinburgh based alt-folk stars Southern Tenant Folk Union are returning to Ireland for a nine date tour this month. Their second stop on the tour will be in Ballina at the Ballina Arts Centre, next Friday, February 8 at 8pm. Tickets for the show cost €15 and more information is available from www.ballinaartscentre.com or by calling 096 73593.

Top folk /bluegrass outfit are coming to Castlebar

Top folk/bluegrass outfit Southern Tenant Folk Union makes a very welcome return visit to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Wednesday, May 16 at 8pm.

Southern Tenant Folk Union bring Irish tour to Mullingar

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The UK’s hottest roots collective Southern Tenant Folk Union will make a return visit to Ireland in May 2012 for a 10 date breakneck tour of Ireland including Mullingar Arts Centre on Friday May 18.

Top folk /bluegrass outfit are coming to Castlebar

Top folk/bluegrass outfit Southern Tenant Folk Union makes a very welcome return visit to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Wednesday, May 16 at 8pm.

Southern Tenant Folk Union

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SOON TO be released album The New Farming Scene from Edinburgh band Southern Tenant Folk Union creates the first true crossover of the modern folk tradition with its not-so-distantly related bluegrass sound.

Southern Tenant Folk Union at the Linenhall

Explosive folk/bluegrass outfit Southern Tenant Folk Union brings its own unique brand of music to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Wednesday September 1 at 8pm. Taking its name from a multi-racial union of sharecroppers and tenant farmers founded in Arkansas in the 1930s, Southern Tenant Folk Union delivers a heady brew of old-time, bluegrass, gospel and Celtic folk music. The band comprises the formidable talents of Adam Bulley (mandolin/guitar/dobro/vocals); Silas Child (double bass/vocals); Ben Ivitsky (fiddle/vocals); Ewan Macintyre (guitar/percussion/vocals); Chris Purcell (guitar/vocals); Jed Milroy (guitar/vocals); and Pat McGarvey (banjo/guitar/vocals). Southern Tenant Folk Union’s third album, The New Farming Scene, has just been released.

Hugh Lane print show at the Linenhall

The Hugh Lane Centenary Print Collection, a prestigious exhibition of prints by 13 of the top names in Irish contemporary art, continues at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar for the month of July. In a lasting tribute to Hugh Lane's centenary in 2008, the Gallery invited 13 artists to collaborate in creating a unique print collection. Mindful of the concept and the ethos of The Hugh Lane supporting contemporary practice, the resulting prints are as exceptional as they are rare. The Linenhall Arts Centre is delighted to partner with The Hugh Lane and host this unique collection. The work represents a collaboration between The Hugh Lane and artists Dorothy Cross, Willie Doherty, Barry Flanagan and Keith Milow, Louis le Brocquy, Ciarán Lennon, Anne Madden, Elizabeth Magill, Brian Maguire, Brian O'Doherty, Kathy Prendergast, Patrick Scott, Sean Scully and Seán Shanahan. The exhibition runs until Saturday July 31. The Linenhall Gallery is open to the general public Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm; Saturday’s from 11am to 5.30pm. Admission to exhibitions is free.

Anglo-Irish bluegrass from The Southern Tenant Folk Union

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THEY DON’T come from the Southern states of the USA, but when it comes to playing top quality bluegrass and American folk, London’s The Southern Tenant Folk Union are the real deal.

 

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