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Reeling In the Showband Years

Fri 11 April, 2025,
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Date Fri 11 April, 2025, 8pm
Location Hawk's Well Theatre
Price €30/15conc.
Singers of the Showband Years smiling for the camera

“Reeling In the Showband Years” returns to The Hawks Well, for It’s Record Breaking 14th Year!

The Smash Hit Showband Show “Reeling In the Showband Years” has been a huge nationwide hit for the past 13 years, and we are delighted to say it returns once again to The Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo for it's 14th record busting year, on Friday 11 April, 2025, to celebrate it’s amazing 14th year touring and filling Theatres here all around Ireland.

And what a line-up it is again in 2025!

RTE’s Ronan Collins
is Host and Compare.

Gina From The Champions.

A Superstar of Showbiz. Gina and The Champions dominated the Showband era with multiple hit records and sold out shows right around the country for decades. Her biggest hits included "Minnie Minnie", "Do You Wanna Do It", "You're the Greatest Lover", "Who Do You Wanna Be", "Give Me Back My Love" and "Playing with Fire", plus many more. They were voted Top Irish Pop Band in voters polls year after year over the period also. She still belts it out and sounds as great as ever!!

Ronan Collins, “RTE’S Mr. Music”,
sings his renowned tributes to The Great Joe Dolan, The Eurovision, Dickie Rock and much more! Ronan has spent a lifetime in Showbiz. For many many years he has been Mister Music on RTE and continues to broadcast his music choices to the Country. But he has also garnered a huge following with his big voice, singing live with Dickie Rock and The Miami and heading The Showband Show since it started all those 13 years ago!

Keith and Lorraine McDonald.

This great Brother and Sister combination from one of the oldest musical families in Ireland. Their Father, Frankie was trumpet player with Joe Dolan for many years. Lorraine is one of the brightest talents to emerge from the late Showband era and Keith is a star in his own right! Watch their smash hit show “Keith & Lorraine’s Music Hour” on Spotlight TV. Sky 365. It’s was Number One in the ratings for months!

Shaun O’Dowd
. We are delighted to welcome back Shaun to this year’s show!
With his band “Ding-A-ling” he was one of the biggest drawing acts in Ireland right through the 70’s. He topped the charts for weeks with his smash hit records “You Are No Angel” and “It’s Good To See You” All you could ask for in an entertainer. An outstanding top class Artist!

Dave Lawlor
. This Tullamore man’s magnificent voice will capture you. Had a massive hit with his smash hit record ”Showband’s on Parade” In the Seventies!! The most polished performer you will ever see!

The Conquerors Showband
. One of the greatest Showbands of them all and still packing them in everywhere they go. The Galway boys sang “Baby Blue” and many more hits.

And much more to be announced!!!

The show’s exciting finale is an ALL Cast Salute to the Showband Era.

All of the stars join in for a medley of songs from the unique Showband Years! Bringing you back in time to this magical musical period. It will send you home with great memories of wonderful and never to be repeated time in Irish popular music


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