Due to phenomenal public demand, they’re back!
With RTÉ’s Ronan Collins as host and compere and featuring Red Hurley, Linda Martin, Shaun O’Dowd, Keith and Lorraine McDonald, The Conquerors and Ireland’s irrepressible Eurovision stars Tommy and Jimmy Swarbrigg, Reeling In the Showband Years returns to The Town Hall Theatre for an incredible record breaking 11th consecutive year!
Ronan Collins: sings his renowned tributes to the Great Joe Dolan, the Eurovision and much more!
Red Hurley: A living legend of showbiz for the past 40 years. One of THE Superstars of The Showband era! Has had a huge International career and has been feted from Las Vegas to the deep South of the USA.
His great big soaring voice has captivated audiences since he hit the stage With the Nevada Showband. Still a major force in Irish showbiz. Hear his stunning voice on “How Great Thou Art” and “When” to up tempo songs like “Tennessee Special” and all of his other massive hit records.
Linda Martin: .A Superstar of Showbiz.
Lead Singer with that great band “Chips” Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest in 1992 with “WHY ME”. TV Presenter on multiple shows for RTE. All her smash hit songs will all be included. We are delighted, to have this World Renowned Performer in the line-up for our 11th Anniversary Tour!
Keith and Lorraine McDonald: This great Brother and Sister combination from one of the oldest musical families in Ireland. Their father, Frankie was trumpet player with Joe Dolan for many years. Lorraine is one of the brightest talents to emerge from the late Showband era and Keith is a star in his own right!
Shaun O’Dowd: We are delighted to welcome back Shaun to this year’s show! With his band “Ding-A-ling” he was one of the biggest drawing acts in Ireland right through the 70’s and 80’s. He topped the charts for weeks with his smash hit records “You Are No Angel” and “It’s Good To See You”. All you could ask for in an entertainer. We are delighted to have him back again as part of the show! An outstanding top class artist!
The Conquerors Showband: One of the greatest showbands of them all and still packing them in everywhere they go. These Galway boys sang “Baby Blue” and many more hits.
Tommy and Jimmy Swarbrigg: sing their Euro Songs from way and their other massive hits! “If Ma Could See Me Now” “Looking Through The Eyes of A Beautiful Girl” etc…..
And much more to be announced!!!
The show’s exciting finale is an All Cast Salute to the Showband Era. All of the stars join in for a medley of songs from the unique showband years! Bringing you back in time to this magical musical period.
It will send you home with great memories of wonderful and never to be repeated time in Irish popular music