Reeling In The Showband Years
11 January 2014
20:00 - 23:00
glór Irish Music Centre, Causeway Link, Ennis, Co Clare
Reeling In The Showband Years with RTE’s Ronan Collins as Host and Compere
Brendan Bowyer, 'The King' is simply a living Legend of showbiz for the past 40 years known for 'The Hucklebuck', 'It’s Now Or Never', 'Boolavogue' and many more.
Gina from The Champions joins the show for the very first time singing all her hits 'Minnie Minnie', 'Do Ya Wanna' Do It', 'You're the Greatest Lover', 'Drunken Sailor', 'Give Me Back My Love' and of course their debut hit 'Dreams are Good Friends'.
Paddy Cole was with the Capitol Showband and The Big Eight, but went on to become a household name in his own right. Multi instrumentalist and entertainer supreme!
Ronan Collins sings his renowned tribute to The Great Joe Dolan, Dickie Rock and more.
Lorraine McDonald, one of the brightest talents to emerge from the latter days of the Showband Boom. Ex The Showband Show.
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.
Tommy and Jimmy Swarbrigg - who performed for Ireland in 1975 and 1977 Eurovision & have 20 hit records throughout their career, including 'Looking Through The Eyes Of A Beautiful Girl', 'If Ma Could See Me Now', 'It’s Nice To Be In Love Again' and 'That’s What Friends Are For'.
The show’s exciting finale sees 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.