The Acoustic Room

Back in the Market House

2020 Acoustic Room 4-6 Sept


Friday 4th 6-9pm
Saturday 5th 1-4pm & 6-9pm
Sunday 6th 1-4pm

Mr Castillo ( of Catfish Blues Orchestra)

Mr Castle has a long career as session musician and live guitar player, he has been on stage with many of the most important and well-known artists from Venezuela and some other places over the world.

Mr Castle has been in Ireland 6 years and has had the opportunity to record in his studio along with Ed Deane (Irish Blues Living Legend) an EP called “At a Station”. He has also been on stage with Pat McManus, Mick Pyro, Pat Farrel, John Quearney, Left Right and Centre (Ed Deane, Noel Bridgeman, Tommy Moore), Nial Lawlor, among many others.

In 2016 and 2017 Hector has played in few important music festivals, participating in the two most important ones in Ireland such as the Electric Picnic with his own project “Mr Castle” and along with Clark Family´s Project, also performed at Rockathon festival alongside The Black Overtones.

​In 2017 Hector Co-founded The Catfish Blues Orchestra, a nine piece Blues big band which have had an immense success getting to play in the most well-known and prestigious festivals in Ireland and UK such as: Harvest Time Blues Festival in Monaghan, Rory Gallagher Fest in Ballyshannon, Danny Boy Limavady Blues Festival in Derry, Armagh 7 Hills Blues festival, Blackstairs Blues Festival in Enniscorthy, Dunfanaghy Blues fest in Donegal, Whelans Root and Blues fest in Dublin, The Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival in Lancashire, among others.

Hector is at the moment producing several local bands and solo artists at his professional recording studio. Mr Castle Studio.

Ray Fuller


Tony Villars & Doc Doherty

Dom Martin

Check out previous years acts here>>

or Monaghan Rhythm and Blues promotion videos here>>