Southern Tenant Folk Union’s Irish Tour started on Tuesday last, and makes its way to the Glens Centre in Manorhamilton on Friday, March 6 at 8.30pm.
This independent six piece string band are past winners of ‘Americana Artist Of The Year’ and have performed at numerous festivals across Ireland and the U.K., on BBC1’s ‘The Andrew Marr Show’ and RTE’s ‘The Late Late Show’. They release their own music and run their own record label.
The band tour in the manner of Willie Nelson, with an exciting live show that informally engages the audience with tales, talks and issues, while displaying the fully eclectic and interesting music from across the band’s career to date.
Their sixth album, ‘The Chuck Norris Project’ was released this year, expanding the band’s disparate influences and progressing the sounds ever further, always posing the question “what can we do with these acoustic instruments?”.
If you want to listen to their sound. head over to their website for a free MP3 of ‘Good Guys Wear Black’ from the latest album (www.southerntenantfolkunion.com).
Tickets for their concert in the Glens cost €15 (€12 concession) and can be booked through the box office on 071-9855833 or online at www.theglenscentre.com