Reeling in the Showband Years in Leitrim

The Ronan Collins Showband Show “Reelin In The Showband Years” which was a complete sell out right around the country for the past four years, comes to The Landmark Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon for the very first time, on Friday January 18.

Dickie Rock is the headline act for 2013. Dickie is simply a legend of showbiz for the past 40 years with too many hits to mention. But Simon Says They’ll be coming From The Candy Store on the Corner, Every Step of the Way, to see him perform!

RTE’s Ronan Collins is Host and Compare, Ronan will also sing his tribute to Joe Dolan, which was so popular last year, and much more besides.

Mark Leen known as “The Emerald Elvis” will be singing the hits of the man who had the most influence on all the early showbands, Elvis Presley! Mark was recently voted Europes No 1 Elvis impersonator.

The big sound of The Conquerors Showband, one of the greatest Showbands of them all will join the show along with D J Curtin. Former Lead singer with The Kerry Blues Showband and The Big Eight still has a great big voice which can cover everything from Tom Jones to Englebert Humperdinck.

Lorraine McDonald, sings The Showband Ladies! Lorraine is one of the brightest talents to emerge from the latter days of the Showband Boom.

Eurovision stars Tommy and Jimmy Swarbrigg will also join the big gang of singers. 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 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 era. It will send you home with great memories of wonderful and never to be repeated time in Irish popular music!

Tickets for this terrific show are now on sale at the Hotel 071 9622222 and Ticketmaster.


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