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Reeling In The Showband Years

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Date: Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th January 2019
Time: 8pm
Tickets: €28.50* | €31* | €33.50*

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Reeling In The Showband Years

The Ronan Collins Showband Show “Reeling in the Showband Years” has been a smash hit for the past 9 years, and we are delighted to say it returns once again to Cork Opera House, on Saturday and Sunday, 26 and 27 January, to Celebrate it’s amazing 10th Anniversary tour.

And what a line-up it is this year!

RTE’s Number One Music Presenter, Ronan Collins, is host and compère.

Red Hurley
A living Legend of showbiz for the past 40 years, Ronan has had a huge International career and has been feted from Las Vegas to the deep South of 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 and known for 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
Lead Singer with that great band “Chips”, Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest in 1992 with “Why Me”.
Featuring all of her smash hit songs, we are delighted, to have this world-renowned performer in the line-up for our 10th Anniversary Tour!

Ronan Collins
Ronan sings his renowned tributes to the great Joe Dolan, the Eurovision and much more!
A huge surprise hit on last year’s show, but no surprise to those who know of his ability. A big voice, a master stage craftsman and all you could ask for in an entertainer, we are delighted to have him back again this year! His smash hit record of a few years ago “Showband Nostalgia” is played on radio all the time. A timeless classic from an outstanding top-class artist!

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!

The Conquerors Showband
One of the greatest showbands of them all and still packing them in everywhere they go. The Galway boys sang “Baby Blue” and many more hits.

Tommy and Jimmy Swarbrigg
Tommy and Jimmy sing their Eurovision Songs and their other massive hits; “If ma could see me now” “Looking Through the eyes of a Beautiful Girl” etc.

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


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