The Dome, Brighton
Saturday 8th February
Originating as part of the award-winning Pelicula/BBC TV series, Transatlantic Sessions continues to revisit shared roots and new common ground between today’s finest Celtic and Americana musicians. Fresh from the success of last year’s sold-out tour are musical directors fiddle maestro Aly Bain and dobro legend Jerry Douglas as they lead the ultimate house band that includes John Doyle, Michael McGoldrick, Russ Barenberg, John McCusker, Donald Shaw, and James Mackintosh.
The remarkable mandolin player, tone-true vocalist, and recording artist of the highest order Sierra Hull; who was the first woman to win the prestigious IBMA Mandolin Player of the Year will join the tour alongside Tommy Emmanuel, CGP, widely acknowledged as the international master of the solo acoustic guitar.
“No other concert series I know of is as downright joyous as these long-running celebrations of Celtic and American traditional music” The Times