August 15-18, 2019

August 15-18, 2019

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Shane Hennessy

Homebase:Carlow, IrelandGenre:Virtuoso Fingerstyle Guitar
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Bio:

Irish virtuoso guitarist Shane Hennessy has established himself as a musical tour de force on the world stage, known widely for his fingerstyle, flatpicking, and percussive guitar playing approaches. His energetic live performances and his cinematically vivid compositions tie in influences from Bach to Beyoncé – and everything in between! With a unique style of solo guitar playing that encompasses the range of a whole band – covering drums, bass, rhythm, and lead lines – mixed with some smooth vocals & improvisations, Shane builds a complete sonic world entirely on his own. Billed as “one of the most exciting live performers of his generation with an ability to move between styles and genres with ease” by Irish Music Magazine audiences can never be too sure what will come next during the exciting mix of jazz, blues, country, soul, traditional Irish music, and world music he offers!

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