His name is mentioned among the greatest guitar players ever sits easily with Hendrix and Clapton. Like a lot of famous rock musicians he died too young but his legacy lives on in his music, among musicians who are still discovering his naive raw talent in this annual tribute festival that takes place in his birthplace of Ballyshannon.
Over 10,000 people now attend over the four days and the town comes alive with the best of the Blues. The Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival takes place between Thursday 1st and Sunday 4th June 2017.
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