Festival Entertainment 2016

BANDS

Walk the Line – Johnny Cash Tribute

WALK THE LINE are Ireland’s ultimate Johnny Cash experience. Front man “Joey Lee” has toured and recorded in Memphis and Nashville over the past five years. Taking on the persona of Johnny Cash completely, his uncanny resemblance to the man in black takes you back to a time when Cash was in his prime. Joined on stage by June Carter and the Tennessee Three, WALK THE LINE recreate the unforgettable Boom-Chicka-Boom sound and live performances from the early sixties, when Johnny Cash recorded his legendary, live from “San Quentin” and “Folsom Prison” albums. WALK THE LINE’s live show covers Cash’s biggest hits spanning over decades from the Sun Studios to the final American Recordings. This is a youthful, energetic and vibrant show from start to finish and audiences will be swept back in time to experience a legend that was bigger than the stars and stripes itself. The Last true American legend, Johnny Cash the man in black.

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Fergal Darcy 

Galway’s own Fergal D’Arcy is one of Ireland’s top Dj’s. Just months after moving to Today FM the Ballinasole man was moved to the coveted afternoon slot, as well as being an engaging and skilled broadcaster his DJ sets have to be seen to be believed he is one of the great showmen his set is energetic and exuberant, he knows how to work a crowd like nobody else.

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Walk the Line and Fergal Darcy will preform on Friday 9th of September

 

Spring Break

Spring Break are a unique entertaining tribute to the golden era of 80’s music covering all of your favourite hits from one of the greatest decades of music.

This Dublin group is is comprised of experienced musicians performing the best of classic 80s tracks from acclaimed artists such as Lionel Richie, Huey Lewis, Kenny Loggins, Foreigner and Starship amongst others.

Fully decked out in 80s outfits and possessing an energetic set overflowing with chart hits, Spring Break are a throwback to a feel-good time of old skool nightclub DJs, and packed out dancefloors. They are influenced by the glasses of Jeff Porcaro. The beard of Michael McDonald. The baseball hats of Christopher Cross. The Hawaiian shirts of Randy Newman. The pants of El DeBarge. The suits of Grace Slick. The best shots of Pat Benatar.

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The High Kings

Multi Platinum Artists, The High Kings now signed to Sony International. Ireland’s folk band comprising Brian Dunphy, Finbarr Clancy, Martin Furey and Darren Holden. Internationally acclaimed singers of Irish folk songs. A quartet of accomplished musical pedigrees, the band first exploded onto the Irish folk music scene in 2008. They have sold out hundreds of shows, in Ireland and the US, and appeared on numerous TV shows.

The High Kings showcase their incredible versatility and skills as multi-instrumentalists, playing 13 instruments between the four of them, bringing a rousing acoustic flavour to brand new songs as well as some old favourites. 

The High Kings’ first album quickly climbed to the top of the Amazon music charts worldwide. The self-titled release also reached number two on Billboard Magazine’s World Music chart. The album spent a total of thirty-four weeks on the chart.

The High Kings are appearing at the Clarenbridge Oyster Festival on Saturday 11th September 2016

 

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More acts to be announced soon…….