Reeling In The Showband Years
“Reeling In the Showband Years” returns to Tralee for It’s Record Breaking 14th smash hit Year!
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. The show’s exciting finale is an ALL Cast Salute to the Showband Era. It will send you home with great memories of a wonderful and never to be repeated time in Irish popular music. A very special evening, not to be missed!
And what a line-up it is this year!
RTE’s Ronan Collins is host and compare and sings his renowned tributes to the great Joe Dolan, Eurovision and much, much more!
Red Hurley A living legend of showbiz for the past 40 years and a superstar of the showband era! Still a major force in Irish showbiz. Hear his stunning voice on “How Great Thou Art” and “When” to up tempo songs like “Tennessee Special” and all of his other massive hit records.
Gina From The Champions dominated the showband era with multiple hit records and sold-out shows right around the country for decades. Her biggest hits include “Minnie Minnie”, “Do You Wanna Do It”, “You’re the Greatest Lover”, “Who Do You Wanna Be”, “Give Me Back My Love” and “Playing with Fire”, plus many more. They were voted top Irish pop band year after year. She looks and sounds as great as ever!!
Keith and Lorraine McDonald. This 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!
Shaun O’Dowd. We are delighted to welcome back Shaun to this year’s show! With his band “Ding-A-ling” he was one of the biggest drawing 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” All you could ask for in an entertainer. An outstanding top class Artist!
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 hits.
Dave Lawlor. A class act in every way who performs everything from Country to Gospel and also his smash hit Number One medley “Showbands on Parade”.
..And much more to be announced!!!
- Dates/Times: Fri 2nd Feb 2024 @ 8pm to 11pm including interval.
- Tickets: Full €31, Groups 10+ €30 + €1.50 booking fee. Please call the box office to book in your group. Don’t forget to pre-order your snacks & drinks to skip the bar queues!
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Price - Full Price €31, Groups 10+ €30 + Booking Fee's