Events » Gary Ferguson, Shane Sullivan, Greenshine ,Johnny Gleeson and Colin Henry In The Round A fantastic night of music

Gary Ferguson, Shane Sullivan, Greenshine ,Johnny Gleeson and Colin Henry In The Round A fantastic night of music

July 23, 2024

8:00 pm

- 10:00 pm



Event overview

BIO Gary Ferguson A longtime resident of southeastern Pennsylvania, Gary Ferguson is a singer, songwriter and guitarist who has been a mainstay of the bluegrass and Americana scenes since the 1980s. In addition to the Gary Ferguson Band, Gary has recorded or performed with such distinguished bluegrass musicians as Ronnie McCoury, Robbie McCoury, Mike Auldridge and many others. A five-time finalist in the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at MerleFest, Ferguson is an acclaimed songwriter best known for his song "Last Day at Gettysburg" that has been done by Billy Strings and Larry Sparks. Gary toured Ireland from 2005 to 2019 and through most of those years he performed with the husband and wife team Colin and Janet Henry. During those tours he also shared the stage with some of the best of Irish songwriters like Mick Hanly, Charlie McGettigan, Frankie Lane, Niall Toner and Mary Greene. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Bio and acknowledgements for GREENSHINE ******************************************************************************** "They have produced one great record after the next over the last few years ," John Creedon, RTÉ Radio1 "The Sound of a Family immersed in music, tight in harmony, in love with song. Shine on Greenshine ," Christy Moore ################################### Greenshine is a Cork based RTE Folk Awards nominated trio, consisting of Mary Greene, Noel Shine and their daughter Ellie. Greenshine's music straddles the boundaries of Folk, Indie and Americana with outstanding harmonies, skillful stringwork and critically acclaimed songwriting. RTE's John Creedon said of the band: "They have produced one great track after the next over the last few years." Their latest album NEW MOON ON FRIDAY was awarded "Album of the Week" on many radio stations including BBC Scotland and BBC Ulster, while six singles from the collection were included on the RTE Radio 1 Recommends Lists. Greenshine's beautiful 'The Girl in the Lavender Dress' went on to be 2nd most played Irish track in the year of its release on RTE Radio 1, launching the trio into the consciousness of music lovers far and wide. Noel and Mary have leant their talents to the recordings of other artists such as Christy Moore, The Republic of Loose, John Spillane and many more. Listen out for Ellie's voice on TG4's cartoon show 'Gus, An Ridire Beag Bídeach'!

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