Saturday 13th January 2018, 8:00pm
Reeling In The Showband Years 2018
The Ronan Collins Showband Show “Reeling In the Showband Years” has been a smash hit for the past 8 years, and we are delighted to say it returns once again to UCH on Saturday 13 January!
It was a complete sell out last year right around the country and booking will be heavy, so get your tickets fast!
RTE’s Ronan Collins is Host and Compare.
Red Hurley is a living Legend of showbiz for the past 40 years and undeniably one of the Superstars of the Showband era! He has enjoyed a huge International career and has been feted everywhere 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. Enjoy his stunning voice perform classics such as How Great Thou Art and When to up tempo numbers such as Tennessee Special and all of his other massive hit records.
Gina from The Champions is quite simply the biggest female vocalist of the Showband era, loved throughout the country, and she is back with the Showband Show by huge popular demand!
As well as being compere, Ronan Collins will also perform his renowned tributes to the great Joe Dolan, The Eurovision and much more!
Dave Lawlor was a huge hit in last year’s show and it was no surprise to those who know of his ability and his big voice. He is a master stage craftsman and his smash hit record of a few years ago Showband Nostalgia is played on radio all the time. A timeless classic!
Keith and Lorraine McDonald are the 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 was one of the greatest Showbands of them all and is still packing them in everywhere they go. The Galway boys sang Baby Blue and many more hits.
Tommy and Jimmy Swarbrigg sing their Eurovision songs from way back when together with their other massive hits!
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!
Presented by Tommy Swarbrigg