Saturday, April 01, 2017

Brooksie Wells in the BAG

Singer/songwriter and Americana artist Brooksie Wells makes her BAG debut on Monday 3 April, writes Roy Thompson of the Ballymore Acoustic Gigs, on the second date of her Irish Tour.

The tour sees her travelling with her backing band for the trip, Round Hill — Lisa Kay Howard on Mandolin, and her husband Wally Hughes on fiddle and resonator guitar.

Lisa Kay hosts 'The Old Home Place' radio show on WAMU's Bluegrass Country. She and Wally both perform with Valerie Smith and Liberty Pike (featuring Bluegrass Hall of Fame member Tom Gray on bass) and with the band East of Monroe. Lisa Kay also leads her own Lisa Kay Band; Wally plays fiddle and Dobro with Randy Cook and Commonwealth.

Be there, at Mick Murphy's Bar, Ballymore, Monday next. Doors open at 8:30pm. Admission is €12.