30 years after being founded and following several member changes, High Plains Tradition has become a highly sought after Bluegrass band at festivals and concerts alike.
Their travels have taken them to play festivals and events in Canada as well as 4 tours in Ireland. During each of those four Irish visits, they have played The Village Arts Centre and are thrilled to be coming back for another great night on Monday, April 1.
The High Plains band is rooted in the ‘traditional’ bluegrass with a flair all of their own. The band has 5 members who all can sing and it is that which keeps the fans come back again and again.
Their Gospel Show has been known to bring not only band members to tears but also the fans in attendance. They are known to be quite a bunch of cut-ups on stage and fans have been heard saying “You just don’t know what’s going to happen on stage with them boys. They are just so entertaining.”
The band is made up of songwriter and mandolin player Doug Elrick; Steve Gilmore (guitar), Mark Leslie (banjo), Kenny Bapst (bass) and the man with the unique tenor voice, Bobby Cickerey on fiddle.
Tickets are just €15 and are now on sale in The Avondhu offices in Fermoy (025-32227) and Mitchelstown (025-24451), Cotter’s Bar, Kilworth (025-43615) or call 087-6492514.