Do yourself a great favor over Irish Fest weekend and find Jimmy Crowley. He'll be performing on the Atrium Stage on Sunday and conducting a bouzouki workshop on the Heritage Stage on Saturday. Go to those. But even if you see him just walking around, stop him and offer to sit down with him and buy him a drink. You just need to spend some time listening to the man while he's here.
Jimmy is a walking history book on Irish music, history and folklore. He's forgotten more about our songs and stories than any of us will ever know. Add to that his beautiful playing and unique voice and you've got a rare treat for us in Kansas City.
Just 24 days to go.