Leslie Dowdall, Mike Hanrahan, Luan Parle & Clive Barnes, play final show of 2016 at Cleeres Theatre Kilkenny December 29th
Four of Ireland’s finest are coming together to showcase their song writing and performing talents. Leslie Dowdall & Mike Hanrahan have been performing together since 2009 while Luan Parle & Clive Barnes have been performing together since 2014. This tour will see all four artists perform solo and collaborative sets.
Meteor and Tatler Award winner Luan Parle’s top 10 hit single – Ghost, spent 3 months in the Irish Charts and was one of the most played songs on radio that year. Having signed her first record deal at just 12 years of age, Parle has written and recorded with some of the world’s most successful Grammy winning songwriters & producers.
Front-woman of legendary Irish band – In Tua Nua, Leslie Dowdall’s solo career began in earnest with the release of her first album in 1997, the artfully entitled – No Guilt, No Guile. The album won high praise for the creativity, vision and the soulful vocals and included hit single – Wonderful Thing, among other highlights.
Mike Hanrahan’s first solo recording – Someone Like You, featured the timeless classic – We Had it, a song later recorded by Ronnie Drew, Eleanor Shanley and Mary Coughlan. Mike spent 14 years as a member of Stockton’s Wing and many years as producer, writer and guitarist with Ronnie Drew.
Clive Barnes has been gaining a worldwide reputation as one of the finest songwriters and guitarists on today’s scene. Having played and recorded with Joe Cocker, Taj Mahal and Eric Bibb to name but a few, Clive has won various awards including Album of the Year in the US magazine – Acoustic Guitar.
The four will play Cleeres Kilkenny Decemember 29th ahead of their headline gig at Dublin’s Trad Fest 2017.
Tickets are priced at € 15 and available on the door so please come early to avoid disappointment.
Cleeres Theatre Kilkenny
28 Parliament St, Gardens, Kilkenny