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Country Classics:

Theatre Royal – Saturday 22nd July

Join us for a wonderful evening of Classic Country & Irish music from some of our country greats

Our host and compere on the night is genial BBC radio presenter and country star Hugo Duncan (The Tall Men) as he brings his mini country festival to town.

Special guests are – The girl from Tipperary, Louise Morrissey (The Old Rustic Bridge by the Mill, Slievenamon, Tipperary on My Mind) easy listening folk and country blend and distinctive voice have won her fans throughout the world and seen her tour with Charley Pride, Foster & Allen and Kris Kristofferson.

Country Stalwart Paddy O’Brien (Never Grow Old, Tonight Carmen and Marion’s Rose) knew from his earliest days that his vocation was to be a singer. One of the most affable and humblest of men had his big break in 1983 when his first release ‘Easy

Listening’ become a firm favourite on pirate station across Ireland.

Completing the line-up is the velvet voice of former showband star Frankie McBride - Frankie rose to stardom in the second half of the 60’s with his band The Polka Dots. Hits like Burning Bridges, Can I Have This Dance and 5 Little Fingers which reached No2 in the Irish charts secured his place as a major name on the country scene.

The Barry Doyle Trio will provide musical backing.

Starts @ 8pm – Tickets €24 available from the box-office / Tel 051-874402 or @ http://www.theatreroyal.ie/events/country-classics

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