Location: Cafe Sessions @ Chapter 1 - Main St. Cavan
Blue Valentines presents Felix Sonnyboy at Café Sessions Chapter 1 Special Guest: Cian Ward Thursday: 02 July 8pm Next Gig: Ana Gog Adm: Suggested donation €5 unwaged €3 Assisted by Cavan Co. Council Arts Awards & The Anglo Celt. Felix Sonnyboy World Travelling, Street Minstrel & Poet. At age 16 Felix started performing in a Chicago based sandwich company called PotBellys in Ann Arbor, MI. After graduating high school at 17 he took his mothers banjo from the wall and moved to Burlington Vermont, collecting old records and learning a few songs on the 5 string banjo. Singing at the Radio Bean in Burlington and becoming a busker on Church St. for the love of spreading old time music. At 19 after travelling down from Alaska he landed in Bellingham, Washington still busking in the streets, collecting 78 records and began working at a preschool starting a program he called: Interactive American Folk Songs for Children. That summer he went to Europe with a friend Mr. Jones where busking as a duet, singing gospel and country music they moved from Paris to Barcelona and on to Florence. Jones headed back to the US while Felix headed north to Ireland busking from Grafton St in Dublin to Shop St in Galway.