By Kernan Andrews
TOM PORTMAN, the gifted guitarist, and his band, will take to the stage of Monroe’s Backstage Bar next Wednesday at 10pm.
This will be an all electric affair from Tom, who is best known for his work as an acoustic and Dobro slide guitarist, and the night promises a dynamic alternate take on Tom’s compositions, with a strong blues element. Tom will be joined by drummer Cieron Kelly (The Lazy Blues Band/The Rye) and bassist Marcus Molloy (Big Geraniums).Tom has played theElectric Picnic and the DLR Festival of world cultures. He is currently on tour in the south of France. Check out his most recent album At One.Tickets are €5 and are available on the door or through www.monroes.ie and 091 – 583397.