RONAN LEONARD & FRIENDS
‘SLIPS, TRIPS & FALLS’ EP LAUNCH
Little Whelan’s • Wed 24th April 2024
Ronan Leonard is a highly accomplished singer-songwriter. He’s toured extensively throughout Europe both headling shows and supporting a succession of musicians including Christy Dignam, Slim Whitman, Billy Joe Spears, Mick Hanley, Freddy White and Aslan. Released 5 studio albums working with legends such as P. J. Curtis, Dave Keary and Garvan Gallagher. Received extensive radio airplay including RTÉ 1’s Larry Gogan, Ronan Collins, John Creedon. ‘Acoustic Couch’ on the Pat Kenny show and ‘Open House’ on RTÉ 1 TV. This show launches his latest EP ‘Slips, Trips and Falls’.
Garvan Gallagher is an incredible bass guitarist and double bass player. He’s contributed to many recordings as a player/producer, most notably Irish singer Mary Black, the soundtrack of Neil Jordan’s first film, Angel, and orchestral work including Liam O’Flynn’s The Brendan Voyage plus concerts with the RTE Concert Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra. Recording session work includes sessions for Carole King, Nancy Griffith, Bobby Whitlock, Philip Donnelly and John Prine. Garvan was also the Musical Director of the popular RTÉ children’s puppet series Bosco, writing and recording over 200 songs for the series.
Stuart Crampton was a highly regarded and popular guitar and piano teacher for 23 years in Greystones, 9 of those in Greystone Studios. After an initial handwritten flyer drop, he never needed to advertise again, relying solely on word of mouth to build a music empire. Stuart and Val Kiernan formed a band called Driftwood.
Jason Fox is a brilliant drummer and percussionist who has worked with Ronan and Garvan many times over the years. Jason is the drummer with Zooropa, Dublin’s premier U2 tribute band. Known for their sold out electrifying performances.
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€11 available online from Whelan’s – 50c per ticket service charge applies.
Includes Free signed EP
Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required.