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Lonesome River Band To Headline Bluegrass Festival in Northern Ireland

 

 

Lonesome River Band To Headline
Bluegrass Festival in Northern Ireland
 
Sammy Shelor Receives 2013 IBMA Nomination
for Banjo Performer of the Year
 
Nashville, TN (August 22, 2013) –
Lonesome River Band, fresh off another performance at the Grand Ole Opry
last weekend, will now head overseas to headline the 22nd Annual Bluegrass Music Festival in Omagh, Northern Ireland on August 31 and September 1, 2013. For more information on the festival including tickets, please visit Ulster American Folk Museum.
 
Lonesome River Band’s recent performances are a testament to their tried and true
entertaining shows they continue to deliver to audiences around the
world. The band includes the award-winning talents of Sammy Shelor who
is considered one of the most influential banjo players of his
generation. As announced last week, Shelor has received his 19th
nomination as Banjo Performer of the Year by the International Bluegrass
Music Association and is a previous 5-time winner of this award. The
band includes two outstanding lead vocalists, Brandon Rickman on guitar
and Randy Jones on mandolin, with the exceptional talents of fiddler
Mike Hartgrove and bassist Barry Reed .
 
After Northern Ireland, Lonesome River
Band will return to the U.S. and perform at the Bluegrass & Chili
Festival in Claremore, OK (9/5); the WDVX World Class Bluegrass on the
Market Square in Knoxville, TN (9/6); and the Pickin’ in the Panhandle
festival in Inwood, WV (9/7).
 
Sammy Shelor will perform at the Station
Inn in Nashville, TN on Tuesday, August 27 with Alan Jackson to promote
his new bluegrass album. The show will be hosted by Eddie Stubbs and
broadcast live on WSM 650AM, streamed live on wsmonline.com and available via the free WSM mobile app. The show begins at 9:30 pm and doors open at 7:00 pm.
 
For a complete tour schedule and more information on Lonesome River Band, please visit lonesomeriverband.com and follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

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