Sunday, December 12, 2010
REELING IN THE SHOWBAND YEARS
The smash hit show tours again! The Showband Show to top them all. Bringing you back in time to this magical era. RTE’s Ronan Collins is Host and Compere.
Ronan will also sing his Tribute’s to Joe Dolan and Dickie Rock.
The terrific Family Group from Cork who are a sensation around the world! Number One with “The Hucklebuck” and “He Drinks Tequila” Rarely off our TV screens and never out of the press!
The big sound of 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.
Des Lee from The Miami Showband.
Des took over as Lead Singer after the tragic death of Fran O’Toole. Undoubtedly the biggest drawing band in Ireland throughout the 70’s. Des wrote “Clap Your Hand Stamp Your Feet” one of their many hit records.
Eurovision stars Tommy and Jimmy Swarbrigg.
They performed for Ireland in 1975 and 1977. 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” “That’s What Friends Are For” etc.
The very first showband singers to write and record all of their own material.
Lorraine is one of the brightest talents to emerge from the latter days of the Showband Boom. Ex The Showband Show.
D J Curtin
Now Las Vegas based. Former Lead singer with The Kerry Blues Showband. Still has a great big voice which can cover everything from Tom Jones to Englebert Humperdinck.
The show’s exciting finale is an All Cast Salute To The Exciting Showband Era. All of the cast join up in a medley of songs from the unique Showband Years!
It will send you home with great memories of a magical and never to be repeated time in Irish popular music!