The second John Martyn Tribute Festival takes place on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 of September in Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny. Festival organisers have released a special weekend ticket from today (Thursday 06) until next Wednesday (12 September), priced at €40. The limited tickets can be purchased from Rollercoaster Records, Kilkenny and from Carroll’s Bar, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny.
The festival will see a host of stellar acts travel to Thomastown over the weekend to perform with John Martyn’s original band. The line up includes James Yorkston, Cian Finn, Mick Pyro (Republic of Loose), Leslie Dowdall (In Tua Nua), Ultan Conlon, The Man Whom, Kevin Power, Rob Doherty, Deetrich, Mundy, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Jacqui McShee, Doug Morter, Philip Donnelly, Chris Campbell, Ben Mac Caoilte. More acts to be announced in the coming weeks.
The John Martyn Tribute Festival takes place in Carroll’s Market Yard, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th of September. To find out the day by day line up, keep a close eye on the festival’s official facebook page www.facebook.com/thejohnmartyntributefestivalx