TRANSATLANTIC SESSIONS–the accomplished ensemble composed of the finest Celtic and American musicians led by musical directors Jerry Douglas and Shetland fiddler legend Aly Bain–will launch their debut U.S. tour on Friday, April 28 at MerleFest in Wilkesboro, NC. The tour will disembark at four additional stops on the east coast including, May 1 at The Birchmere in Alexandria, VA (Washington, DC), May 2 at Keswick Theatre in Glenside, PA (Philadelphia, PA), May 3 at Orpheum Theater in Boston, MA, and May 4 in New York, NY at TheTown Hall. The TRANSATLANTIC SESSIONS will host special guest performers such as Alison Krauss, James Taylor, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Rodney Crowell and Rosanne Cash, among others in each city (see full list of special guests below). For more information and to purchase tickets, click here. Watch a performance video of “Route Irish” from TRANSATLANTIC SESSIONShere.
Led by 14-time Grammy Award-winning Dobro/lap steel player Jerry Douglas and acclaimed Scottish fiddle player Aly Bain, the talented group of musicians on this TRANSATLANTIC SESSIONS tour consists of Phil Cunningham, James Mackintosh, John McCusker and Donald Shaw representing Scotland, Michael McGoldrick (England), John Doyle(Ireland), in addition to AmericansRuss Barenberg, and Daniel Kimbro.
TRANSATLANTIC SESSIONS–Accomplished Band of Celtic and American Musicians–To Launch Debut U.S. Tour April 28 at MerleFest