Legends of Irish music and song The Fureys, renowned for such hit songs as ‘I Will Love You’, ‘When You Were Sweet 16’, ‘The Green Fields of France’, ‘The Old Man’ and ‘Red Rose Café’ will perform in concert as part of the Front Row Sessions at TradFest January 2018. This storied band have been entertaining audiences worldwide for 39 years, audiences that have included former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, Former Irish President Mary McAleese and the late Pope John Paul II. Having formed in 1978. They are responsible for some of the most stirring music ever to capture the public imagination. Their folk based sound has received standing ovations in some of the biggest concert halls of the world and they credit their musical ability to their parents, Ted and Nora, who were well known musicians themselves. They encouraged their sons to play music from a very early age and there was live traditional music in their house almost nightly. Expect things to get emotional!
Thursday Jan 24th 6pm (Doors 5pm)
Oliver St John Gogarty Library Bar
Friday Jan 25th 6pm (Doors 5pm)