"Doyle on guitar has risen to a level occupied by him alone. No one in Irish traditional music is a better guitarist than him right now."
Earle Hitchener, The Wall Street Journal and The Irish Echo (formerly)
John Doyle - Long considered one of the most important guitarists in Irish and acoustic music worldwide, John is now increasingly lauded for his singing and songwriting talents. Check out all the John Doyle news here - upcoming dates, bits of news, upcoming projects. What's happening currently?
Are you wanting to learn to play Irish guitar and wish you could just grab a bit of John's technique? Well, here's your chance. Come to Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch in Meigs Co., Ohio for what promises to be a fantastic Memorial Day teaching weekend with John Doyle. Fantastic food, comfortable cozy digs and a great staff and group of students awaits you at Jorma's legendary Fur Peace Ranch. And you'll get a concentrated teaching experience with John.
Go to https://furpeaceranch.com/instructors/john_doyle.html for all the details.
John heads back out in March and April for two runs of dates with the ever lovely Mary Chapin Carpenter. John will be joining Mary and longtime piano player Jon Carroll for dates in March and April. Check out all the dates here: http://www.marychapincarpenter.com/tour/
The fantastic John Doyle/Mike McGoldrick/John McCusker tour wrapped up March 14 after 40 dates all over the UK and N. Ireland. Loads of sold out shows and the tour for next is year is already in the works. Look for dates for the trio in February 2016 and also November 2016. And maybe coming to the US as well.
JAN. 11 AND 12, 2015...THE NEW USHER'S ISLAND DEBUTS WITH FIRST DATES IN LETTERKENNY, CO. DONEGAL AND CARRICK-ON-SHANNON, CO. LEITRIM. USHER'S ISLAND IS JOHN DOYLE, ANDY IRVINE, DONAL LUNNY, MIKE MCGOLDRICK AND PADDY GLACKIN.
January 2015 - John returns to Celtic Connections Festival and the Transatlantic Sessions. Transatlantic Sessions dates are Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2015. This year's guests are Rodney Crowell, Patty Griffin, John Smith, Sara Watkins and Kathleen MacInnes.
FEB. 6 - MARCH 13, 2015 - The trio of John Doyle, Mike McGoldrick and John McCusker tour the UK. CHECK THE TOUR PAGE FOR ALL THE DETAILS!
May 22-25 John will be teaching at Jorma Kaukenen's famed Fur Peach Ranch. Details on the Tour page!
Announcing new UK representation! Frank Bechofer of the The Bechofer Agency will now be representing John Doyle in the UK. For John Doyle inquiries, please contact:
The Bechhofer Agency
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