Ireland’s Showbands—"Do You Come Here Often?"

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Country and Region IrelandDublin
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Festival Contact Information

For contact information visit
http://www.thehelix.ie/about_contact.htm

Festival Description

Ireland’s Showbands brings the very best artists of the era together to relive the unique sounds in an evening packed with pure nostalgia. All of the artists are accompanied by the outstanding musicians and vocalists of the Galaxy Showband who have been the backing band throughout the years. The popularity of the concert series has been matched by television viewers when BBC Northern Ireland recorded the series for three consecutive years, attracting audience figures which surpassed every other locally-produced television programme. Enthusiasm for the showband era is not just confined to audiences! Over the years the producers of the show, David Hull Promotions, have tracked down original showband artists from across the world including the USA, Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand and invited them to take part in the show.

Festival Dates January 6 - 8, 2012
Festival Links

http://www.thehelix.ie/

Festival Events:

Lineup 2012:
  • Dickie Rock
  • Dominic Kirwan
  • Sandy Kelly
  • Paddy Cole
  • Hugo Duncan
  • Philomena Begley
  • Declan Ryan
  • Robin Averill

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Practical Info:

Venue:
  • The Helix
    Collins Avenue
    Glasnevin
    Dublin

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