John Martyn Tribute Festival for Kilkenny
The first batch of acts have been confirmed for the John Martyn Tribute Festival, which takes place on September 15 and 16. in Carroll’s Market Yard, Thomastown.
Jamming with the great man’s band will be Mick Pyro, In Tua Nua’s Leslie Dowdall and festival veteran The Man Whom.
“My most enjoyable gig ever,” enthuses The Man, aka Ian Doyle. “To share a stage with John’s band was a master class in musical intuition. It was terrifying but equally exhilarating and welcoming. To meet his lovely, kind and gentle partner Teresa, to eat at his table and sit on his toilet will forever ...