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By Brianna Wray
the Times 

Ending on a High Note

Switchgrass Delta Tours Ireland


Kate Hockersmith

Switchgrass Delta has been a strumming together for a solid four years. A recent trip to Ireland was the band's final "hurrah" before several of its members leave home on the road to adulthood. Here, band members (l to r) Robert Walsh, Kaleb Kuykendall, Emma Philbrook and Chris Philbrook enjoy the scenery at Assleagh Falls in Connemara, Ireland.

WAITSBURG-Switchgrass Delta has returned from their trip to Ireland where they performed in the Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival.

In a town half the size of Waitsburg they have music festivals off-and-on all summer long. This one featured a wide selection of international bluegrass and folk singers from Ireland, the U.S., Canada, the U.K., France, and Holland.

The United States was well represented by the Local Honeys from the Appalachian region, Brennen Leigh & Noel McKay from Nashville, Blue Summit from California and Waitsburg's own, Switchgrass Delta.

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