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Whelanslive.com presents

Saturday 23rd January

BRIAN KENNEDY

BRIAN KENNEDY

(RESCHEDULED DATE)

plus guest

_ Main Venue _

Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of The Essential Collection

Internationally celebrated, Singer, Songwriter, Novelist, Coach on ‘The Voice of Ireland’, former lead performer with Van Morrison’s Blues & Soul Revue for six years, featured Lead Performer in Riverdance on Broadway for nine months in an especially tailored role at the request of the composer Bill Whelan, Brian Kennedy brings 2015 to a close with an intimate show in Whelans, Dublin.

Brian comments: “Whelans is where it all started for me over a quarter of a century ago. I’m thrilled to taking to the stage again, acoustic up close and personal.” BK x

Last year Brian celebrated his tribute to Joni Mitchell CD – ‘A Love Letter To Joni’, now he returns to entertain his audience with a selection of his hits throughout the past twenty-five years. His stream of chart-making albums. ‘A Better Man’ (1996) and ‘Now That I Know What I Want’ (1999), both went platinum at No.1 and earned him the awards of Irish Best Male Artist and Irish Best Male Album, as did the highly acclaimed ‘Homebird’ (2006) and cover album ‘Interpretations’ (2008). But it was Brian’s heart wrenching LIVE performance of  ‘You Raise Me Up’ at the Funeral of Football Legend George Best that earned him a spot in the top 5 of the UK charts

Brian has shared the stage with an extraordinary list of Legends like Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Jeff Buckley, Moya Brennan, Sinead O’Connor, Eddi Reader, Boy George, Sting and even Richard Gere – but that’s another story. Recently Brian toured with Mark Black on her ‘Last Call’ UK tour and has returned from a successful tour of Australia and sell out shows at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Come, experience and celebrate that voice, musicianship and personality. Hearing is believing

TICKETS

€20 tickets available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-8pm M-F, 4-8pm Sat)

– 50c per ticket service charge applies on phone, internet or creditcard bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required.

AFTER THE GIG

Whelan’s Indie Club w/ Late Bar from 10:30pm or check out the bands playing The Midnight Hour in the upstairs venue – Free Entry via front door until 10:30pm | Drinks Promos

  • Whelan's, 25 Wexford St.
  • Doors: 8pm
  • Tickets: €20