Tony McLoughlin

busy few week ahead

This week I met some very cool and creative young Irish musicians in St.Paul's Community College,Waterford,,did some songwriting workshops together,,looking forward to the finished songs,,many thanks to Ger Dunne for facilitating (celloist extraordinaire and teacher). This Saturday I have the pleasure of reuniting on stage with Niall O'Brien(vioin and bass),,special guests on the night will be Gerry Mdden on mandolin and Conor O'Neill(the voice),,three superb musicians ,,and comrades!,,see calender,, Next day I fly to U.S.A. to co-write until 18th February,,got a great gig to play there also,,see calender,,very exciting! On 21st February I make a second appearance at th e annual Nashville/Belfast Festival,,"in the round"with Kevin Gordon and Dougie McLean(he wrote "Caledonia"),,,I will let y'all know how it goes,, Last but not least,a big thanks to Luthier Tony Thompson,Arklow based,who has recued my D35 from decline!!