"No one in Irish traditional music is a better guitarist than John Doyle right now," said the Wall Street Journal. From a musical family in Dublin, Doyle’s influences include well-known English folk singers Nic Jones, Martin Carthy, Richard Thompson, and The Watersons; Scottish singers Dick Gaughan and John Martin; and fellow Irishmen Paul Brady and Al O’Donnell as well as his father, Sean Doyle, probably the biggest influence of all. Doyle went on to form the highly acclaimed supergroup Solas, which took the folk and Celtic music worlds by storm, in no small part due to Doyle’s powerhouse rhythmic guitar style and innovative arrangements. After leaving Solas, John Doyle went on to perform and tour with other greats in the folk, Celtic and bluegrass worlds, including as music director for folk icon Joan Baez and guitarist for Mary Chapin Carpenter. Doyle will be bringing Solas member Mick McAuley with him to the Iron Horse for this special evening.