Stockton’s Wing began their career in Ennis sometime in 1977, taking their name from the Bruce Springsteen song ‘Backstreets’. The band signed a deal with Tara Records after winning the Trad section of a music contest in Limerick. A group called U2 won the rock section. The band’s first album, produced by PJ Curtis, received rave reviews from national and international press. Many more raves and triumphs would follow.
In the summer of 1988 they shared the stage with Michael Jackson in Cork. The following year they made a guest appearance with Sammy Davis Jnr. in Dublin as part of his world tour with Frank Sinatra and Liza Minnelli. Stockton’s Wing would go on to record twelve albums, each one highlighting the excitement, drive and virtuosity of each individual in the band. They return to TradFest with Mike Hanrahan Tommy Hayes, Steve Cooney, Paul Roche, Tara Breen and Karl Lynch.
Thursday Jan 24th 6pm (Doors 5pm)
Saturday Jan 26th 4pm (Doors 3pm)
The Old Storehouse
Sunday Jan 27th 4pm (Doors 3pm)