Sunday 19th January 2020, 8:00pm
Reeling In The Showband Years
11th Smash Hit Tour
The Ronan Collins Showband Show “Reeling In the Showband Years” has been a smash hit for the past 10 years and this year we are celebrating it’s amazing 11th year touring.
And what a line-up it is this year! RTE’s Ronan Collins is Host and Compare and will perform his renowned tribute to The Great Joe Dolan, The Eurovision and much more!
Red Hurley – A living legend for the past 40 years and one of the superstars of the showband era! He has had a huge international career, from Las Vegas to the deep south of USA. His great soaring voice has captivated audiences since he hit the stage with The Nevada Showband and is still a major force in Irish showbiz with songs such as “How Great Thou Art”, “When”, “Tennessee Special”.
Linda Martin – We are delighted to have this world renowned performer in the line-up for our anniversary tour! Lead singer with “Chips” and winner of the Eurovision Song Contest in 1992 with “Why Me”.
Keith and Lorraine McDonald. – This great brother and sister combination from one of the oldest musical families in Ireland.
Shaun O’Dowd – With his band “Ding-A-Ling” he was one of the biggest acts in Ireland right through the 70’s. He topped the charts for weeks with his smash hit records “You Are No Angel” and “It’s Good To See You”.
The Conquerors Showband – One of the greatest showbands of them all and still packing them in everywhere they go.
Tommy and Jimmy Swarbrigg – sing their Eurovision songs along with their other hits“If Ma Could See Me Now” “Looking Through the eyes of a Beautiful Girl”
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 bringing you back in time to this magical musical period. It will send you home with great memories of wonderful, never to be repeated time in Irish popular music
Presented by Tommy Swarbrigg