Tony McManus
Sunday, May 15, 2005 7pm
Inn on the Blues, York Beach, Maine

TICKETS & RESERVATIONS: Tickets are $10 advance, $12 door/ $6 seniors /students, on the web, phone: 207-363-1886 , at Tweeter Etc. (Newington) Earcraft (Dover), Tulips (Portsmouth), Acoustic Outfitters (Stratham), Gravestone Artwear (York ) and The Inn on the Blues (York Beach) The Seacoast Guitar Society is a non-profit organization to benefit the guitar lovers of the area. Musicians, students and fans are encouraged to join and support our cause..

DETAILS: The recently renovated Inn on the Blues is a blues club, restaurant and bar that seats about 120 people, and regularly features blues bands and artists from New England, as well as some touring national artists. It is located right in the heart of downtown York Beach at Short Sands (looking at the ocean!), and serves a full menu of blues food and drinks. It is now a fully non-smoking club, though no one under 21 is allowed in without parent or guardian. There is not a bad seat in the house, and food is served all day, dinner til 9 then pub menu till 11pm. Call the Inn 207-351-3221 for dinner reservations. There is ample parking across the street in the municipal lot. Travel time from Portsmouth NH is about 18 minutes.

Wheelchair access: yes


Workshop/Master Class: maybe


About Tony McManus: Tony McManus is at the forefront of the Celtic guitar field, and is widely recognized as one of its finest players. He was voted Musician of the Year by both the BBC Folk Awards and The Scottish Traditonal Music awards, in 2002 "Ceol More" hit the Critic’s Album of the year list in Acoustic Guitar magazine and named "Live Ireland Awards" Album of the Year.

His stunning arrangements of jiggs, reels and Celtic traditional music, plus his original compositions and arangements of more contemporary music mark him as an unparalled guitar technician, as well as a creative and visionary force. This will be his first area appearance.

ARTIST WEB SITE: www.tonymcmanus.com

DIRECTIONS: From I-95 take exit 4 (The Yorks), Turn (L) at Rt 1 North (1st light). Turn (R) 1 mile at 1st light (Old Post Rd). Go .8 m turn (L) on Ridge Rd. Go till end (1.5 miles) The Inn is on the other side of the ball field from where you are. Go around and park in the municipal lot in front of the beach.

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