Concerts in Killarney
The Wolfe Tones
29 October 2016
A Greatest Hits Performance Due to popular demand, the legendary Wolfe Tones return to the INEC for what promises to be a memorable October Bank Holiday weekend show. Their Greatest Hits Performance will see the group raise the roof with the songs and ballads that have made them one of Ireland s most iconic groups. From My Heart Is In Ireland to The Streets of New York, Joe McDonnell to Celtic Symphony, plus many more, this is a show not to be missed by all fans of Irish folk and ballad music. As always, early booking is advised to ensure your place in the company of true legends of Irish music over the past 53 years, The Wolfe Tones!
30 October 2016
With defining hits such as Crazy World, This Is and She s So Beautiful, Aslan have firmly established their place in Irish rock history. Fronted by the enigmatic Christy Dignam, the band crashed onto the Irish music scene in 1986 with the release of debut single This Is, and quickly followed Please Don't Go and Loving Me Lately the same year.
12 November 2016
Al Porter At Large Irish star Al Porter, as seen on BBC s Live at the Apollo, follows up his hugely successful Edinburgh debut with a brand new show full of cheekiness, honesty & sparkling showmanship! Still living at home in Dublin, 23 year old Al has plenty of gossip from accidentally kidnapping his Godson to holidaying with twenty middle aged strangers! A feel good hour full of his trademark council estate camp!
18 November 2016
Is This The Way To Amarillo, written by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield, was a hit in almost every country in the world, achieving sales in excess of 4 million records and topping the Spanish charts for almost 6 months. Further hits followed with Avenues and Alleyways from the T.V. series The Protectors and more recently the film Love, Honour and Obey. A collaboration with songwriter Geoff Stevens brought another chart hit with the song Drive Safely Darling. Tony Christie was born Anthony Fitzgerald on Easter Sunday April 25th 1943 in Conisbrough, South Yorkshire. At the age of 17 he began working as part of a duo called the Grant Brothers performing Everley Brothers and Roy Orbison songs. He then fronted numerous bands, releasing his first single with the Trackers called Life s Too Good To Waste in 1966. However, it was the use of Is This The Way To Amarillo in Peter Kay s Phoenix Nights which brought Tony to a whole new audience of young fans and afforded him cult status. Tony was also asked to record the theme tune to Peter s new spin-off series Max & Paddy. After the release of a TV-advertised Definitive Collection album and a huge sell out tour. This included 4 brand new, previously unreleased songs, as well as 17 of Tony s hits and favourite album recordings. Is This The Way To Amarillo, re-released in 2005 became the top selling single of 2005 and was nominated as a Brit Award Best Single. Tony Christie is an entertainer in every sense of the word, wooing crowds from Glastonbury to Germany and he continues to enthral audiences with his amazing voice and extensive catalogue of readily recognisable favourite songs.
26 November 2016
Ryan Sheridan released his new album in Ireland on Friday 28th August. Here And Now which was recorded in Ireland and Germany, and is the follow up to his Irish platinum selling debut The Day You Live Forever. A brand new single Hearsay was released to coincide with the arrival of the new album. Featuring the massive hits Jigsaw and The Dreamer, that album was only kept from the top of the Irish charts by Adele s 21. Packed arena shows with Taylor Swift, The Script and Bryan Adams followed, and Ryan s international reputation started to spread. 2012 saw international deals done with Universal Music in Europe and Australia, and The Day You Live Forever climbed to the top of the German charts. Extensive touring followed, and much of 2013 was spent thrilling European audiences with his high octane live shows, together with high-profile TV and radio spots. Uplifting high energy highlights from the new album include the lead off single and title track Here And Now. With a teenage apprenticeship as a dancer, it is no surprise that rhythm underpins the music of Ryan Sheridan. His songs are torn from the pages of a passport seeking out the wonders of life, from joy to sorrow; and all stations in between. A gifted and inventive guitarist, he has combined his dazzling six string skills with a jet propelled percussive attack to create a unique sound that has thrilled packed houses from Dublin to Dusseldorf. A born entertainer, this passionate singer with a gift for storytelling is a commanding stage presence; and his acoustic-driven, anthemic, twenty first century rock n roll, with its roots deep in rhythm and blues, connects with audiences wherever he is seen and heard. Ryan Sheridan can t wait to bring his thrilling, all embracing new music to his fans across the world. There s a fire in his belly, anticipating stories to be told, rooms to be rocked; and fresh chapters to be written.
02 December 2016
Ireland s preeminent singer songwriter Damien Dempsey is bringing a very special solo set to some very special venues in Ireland this November and December. He has recorded a unique album, No Force On Earth, as a celebration and commemoration of the Easter uprising of 1916 that saw the birth of the Irish Republic. In his homeland Damien is held in the highest regard by peers and audiences and as well as a string of number 1 albums he has a haul of Meteor Awards. Damien is already known for his searing live shows with his band after several tours across the UK however the close up intensity of his acoustic performance has, until now, only been a pleasure that Irish audiences have witnessed. This is a one off opportunity to see Damien in an intimate setting sharing his story of this centenary year. An opportunity to hear the man regarded by many as the next wave of Irish musical heritage. Amongst the tracks he wrote himself for the album, some are classic covers of the period, is Black Bank Folk... About my great aunt Jenny says Damien. Aunt Jinny, a woman at the heart of the uprising and who's story must be heard. Damien will launch a new studio album in 2017 and return to touring with his band in the meantime this is your chance to hear a very personal performance of this album along with some of Damien s finest tunes....
03 December 2016
Kick off your Christmas festivities with the man that brought you his own take on Wrecking Ball, Miriam O Callaghan, Roy Keane and The Special One Jose Mourinho. The one and only Mario Rosenstock bring his new show Mario Rosenstock Live to the INEC Killarney on December 3rd. It s been one of the must see shows of 2016 and it s back better than ever on a Nationwide tour. Mario Rosenstock s Winter Tour has so many 2016 moments to choose from - Apple, Brexit, Trump, The Sporting Olympics - oh and that other Olympics stuff too It s all there! Mario teased: The way things are going this show could be changing on a nightly basis. Bring it on!
The High Kings
09 December 2016
The High Kings are the true heirs of Ireland s folk heritage, and feature the multi-talented Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, Martin Furey and Darren Holden. From their inception in 2008, it was clear that these individuals were more than capable of making a very special new collective sound, as well as giving Ireland s most loved folk ballads a brand new contemporary makeover. Now approaching their tenth anniversary, THE HIGH KINGS are considered to be one of the finest live exponents of Irish Folk and Ballad music, and have performed to sell-out audiences in the USA,UK, Germany and of course their native Ireland. THE HIGH KINGS grew up in households soaked in the Irish Musical Tradition and each member of the band witnessed first hand the power of well crafter Irish music on an audience. To date the band have released three studio albums and two live collections, with 2016 earmarked for a new studio album and a global release in early Summer. During their high-octane live sets, fans can expect to hear all the popular live favourites from their vast collection of songs from the treasured heritage that it Irish Folk Music. Audience participation is always a must!
28 December 2016
In 2014, The Coronas moved to London. Which matters because, as anyone in Ireland will tell you, The Coronas are a Dublin band. At home, the quartet could hardly be bigger. Their three albums to date are double platinum; their second, 2009s magnificently-titled Tony Was An Ex-Con, beat U2 and Snow Patrol to Best Album at the Meteor Awards. They have sold out everywhere from Dublin s 13,000-capacity 02 Arena to The Olympia Theatre, where they played a record-breaking six night run, and supported Sir Paul McCartney, The Script, Justin Timberlake and Pink on a full UK tour. The band have just released What A Love, the sixth and final single to be taken from The Long Way, which was written and recorded in London by the band. A late addition, What A Love was added to the final track listing just days before the album was finished. In a first for the band, The Coronas also released their platinum selling album The Long Way, on limited edition 12 vinyl last month.
Nathan Carter Newy Years Eve
31 December 2016
Nathan Carter is the brightest young star to hit Ireland in recent years. Nathan was born in Liverpool in 1990 and grew up in a family with strong Irish roots. Nathan was born to perform and at the tender age of four he began to learn to play the accordion, in a few short years he went on to become the head chorister in the Liverpool Boys Choir, touring the world and even singing for the Pope. He made regular trips to Ireland to compete in Fleadh Ceoil s and resulted in medals for the accordion and for singing. This resulted him in becoming a member of the Liverpool Ceili band where he played the accordion and piano and in no time at all he began to play solo gigs in London and Liverpool along with the occasional show in Ireland. On a trip to Donegal in 2009 he met up with songwriter John Farry, who was hugely impressed with Nathan s ability and in a few short months his dream of performing with his own band became a reality. Since then Nathan has recorded 3 albums with a 4th of the way, won 18 awards at ceremonies in Ulster, Leinster, Munster and Connaught. He is packing out venues and ballrooms all across Ireland and has become one of the must see Irish acts. Do not miss your opportunity to see Nathan Carter Live!!!
01 January 2017
Keith Barry returns to the INEC with his brand new tour Hypno Magick which is a unique mix of Keith s hugely entertaining hypnosis, mentalism and magic. With his first show in 2017 of his brand new show it will, as always, leave you laughing from start to finish in what promises to be another sold out tour. Book early to avoid disappointment.
07 January 2017
Bjorn Again are back! Bjorn Again make their long anticipated return to Ireland and their first Christmas Tour special which promises to be an amazing night of ABBA s greatest hits and Christmas anthems. Featuring all your favourite ABBA songs including Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, Waterloo, Take A Chance On Me, Fernando plus many more. The night promises a packed house with dancing in the aisles and a chorus from all guests as you sing along to every number and enjoy a great night of nostalgia served up by Bjorn Again in their own inimitable style. Bjorn Again, created and founded by Rod Stephen in 1988 in Melbourne Australia, was scripted and choreographed as a tongue in cheek satirical parody of ABBA and the show rapidly achieved cult status. After a massively successful night in Bord Gais Energy Theatre earlier this year, Bjorn Again promised to return soon and the Christmas special was born! To date Bjorn Again have performed over 5,000 times in 71 countries over 28 years.
21 January 2017
Brendan Grace is one of the most loved Irish comedians and singers. He is known for his comedy schoolboy character Bottler, the role of Murphy in the 1995 movie Moondance, and his 1996 appearance in the Irish TV sitcom Father Ted as Father Fintan Stack. His 1975 song, Combine Harvester, hit number one in Ireland, and the song would later become a U.K. number one hit for The Wurzels in 1976.
28 January 2017
Mike Denver first Professional gig was in The Park House Hotel, Edgeworthstown on Saturday 11th January 2003 with his full band. This was not a full house but boy, has he moved forward since then. His first Album was recorded in early 2003 Wings to Fly which included tracks You re my Best Friend , Johnny Cash s Cry Cry Cry and It s a Dream Come Through This Album was recorded in Tony Maher s Studio in Headford and also featured base Guitarist Frankie Colohan. To date, Mike has recorded 11 Albums namely Wings to Fly Love to live , Messenger Boy , Christmas Country , Galway Boy , Seasons in the Sun,Got a Funny Feeling,
04 March 2017
DIRTY DANCING IS BACK! Exploding with heart pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing. Seen by millions across the globe this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring 35 hit songs, including Hungry Eyes, Hey Baby, Do You Love Me? and the heart stopping I ve Had The Time Of My Life. Don t miss your chance to see this sensational new production. From 28th February to 4th March
18 March 2017
Tommy is regarded as one of the finest singers worldwide and is currently enjoying a hugely successful career. After 25 years honing his craft, Tommy is now taking his place at the forefront of popular music across the globe. The mere mention of a Tommy Fleming concert has sold out signs being displayed at venues from Dublin to Darwin within the space of minutes. Tommy turns each song into his own with his own unique and powerful style touching emotions in you that only music can reach. Tommy is famous for his own arrangement of Danny Boy , Isle of Inisfree and Hard Times all songs that you know and love but you have never heard them until you hear Tommy Fleming s versions. He also covers songs from You Raise Me Up to Bridge over Troubled Waters , From a Distance and Something Inside So Strong along with many more contemporary numbers. While Tommy s music may be difficult to classify, fans use such words as deeply emotional, romantic and sincere to describe the feelings it evokes. One reviewer described his music as falling into a genre of Symphonic Pop that still awaits a name. Tommy s unique talent has brought him worldwide recognition with several sell out tours in Ireland, the UK, the US, Australia and Japan and he is now critically acclaimed to be one of the worlds finest singers of his generation. A Tommy Fleming concert is a musical experience not to be missed with one song more haunting than the other. He has a universal appeal to all ages and backgrounds with a fan base that is growing stronger worldwide year by year.
11 April 2017
Within minutes of welcoming volunteers on stage, world renowned hypnotist Adrian Knight will stun and amaze his audiences by the speed in which he is able to hypnotise his willing volunteers! In the last twenty years, Adrian Knight has firmly established himself as one of the top elite stage hypnotists around today and arguably the most talented in his profession, Adrian is a truly unique force in the world of hypnosis and one of the most sought after Global entertainers around today. While he may be a top-notch hypnotic showman, Adrian is a fast-thinking comedian who milks humour out of every situation that arises onstage. Adrian challenges audiences worldwide to open their imaginations and regardless of whether or not you chose to be a spectator or experience hypnosis first hand on stage Adrian s show is one of the most mesmerizing nights of hypnotic hysteria that you will ever witness!