Tom Portman & Friends

Tom Portman & Friends

Saturday, 24 February 2024, 8.00pm

Tom Portman is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, recording artist and composer based in the west of Ireland. He specializes in guitar, Dobro®, lap steel and other strings. With 6 solo albums to his name, Portman has been a consistent eclectic and prolific force in Irish music. His work focuses on our relationships to each other and the natural world; exploring themes of place, mythology, the cycles of life and death and the emotional landscape of life. There’s a wide range to his work – from the Blues, Irish melodies, swing, rag time, classical, Indian ragas to good old rock n roll. His broad skill set along with an eclectic set of musical influences places him in a unique position as a performer composer and recording artist.

Tom will be joined by Fergal Scahill from We Banjo 3 described as musical genius and an Irish Quartet transcending even the best superlatives.

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Published by Jennifer Magee on 16 January 2024

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