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Keywest to headline Mayo Day

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MAYO BOUND Keywest, one of the country’s fastest-rising acts, will top the bill at Turlough House on May 4.

Irish band Keywest will headline of the music stage at this year’s Mayo Day Festivities at the Museum of Country Life, Turlough, on Saturday, May 4. Based in Dublin Keywest is a multi-award-winning, multi-platinum selling four-piece band  that blend folk, rock and pop.
The band is made up of Andrew Kavanagh (vocals), Andrew Glover (guitar/keys/vocals), Jimi Lock (lead guitar) and Harry Sullivan (drums/percussion). Since forming to busk ‘to survive and pay the rent’, they have sold over 150,000 CDs through their own independent label, reached number one in the Irish album charts and toured across Ireland, the UK and Europe.
Mags Connell, Mayo Day 2019 Project Manager, is very excited to have the lads on the line-up, which also includes plenty of talent from within the county. “It is a great coup for us to announce an act like Keywest as headliner of our #MayoDay celebrations in Turlough House. They are one of the fastest rising Irish acts, and with some strong Mayo support acts on the day, it promises to deliver some brilliant entertainment.”
Lead singer Andrew Kavanagh says the band is really hyped up about to the Mayo Day performance. “It’s always a gig to look forward to when we head to the West of Ireland, and to be headlining a fantastic day like Mayo Day in the beautiful surrounds of Turlough House is something we are looking forward to immensely.”
Mayo harpist Lisa Canny, The Midfield Pipe Band, Cronin, Hit Machine Drummers, sean nós dancer Tommy Stenson  and Castlebar singer-songwriter Aiden Bolger will also be performing on the day.

For more information on Mayo Day, see www.Mayo.ie, www.facebook.com/MayoDotIE, and www.twitter.com/MayoDotIE.