Niall Toner to give a lesson in lyrics

Irish bluegrass musician, songwriter and broadcaster Niall Toner will perform and hold a songwriting workshop at the Clonmel Busking Festival, taking place this weekend.

Irish bluegrass musician, songwriter and broadcaster Niall Toner will perform and hold a songwriting workshop at the Clonmel Busking Festival, taking place this weekend.

Toner, whose songs have been recorded by Bill Wyman, The Nashville Bluegrass Band, Albert Lee, the Fleadh Cowboys and The Special Consensus, among others will play Daly’s at 10pm on Sunday August 11 (this is a listening gig only). But earlier that day, he will run a songwriting workshop at the South Tipperary Arts Centre, costing €20. If you are a budding composer or would like to fine tune your craft, this workshop is a must. Places are limited at 15 so call the Arts Centre on 052-6127877