February 17: The Young Irelanders
The Young Irelanders have performed for three U.S. Presidents and now they will perform for you on Friday, February 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Wayne Theatre/Ross Performing Arts Center. The show is part of a 100-date tour in the U.S. and should not be missed.
Tickets are $25 for adults or $15 for students.
The Young Irelanders comprises eight sensational perfomers who have Irish traditional music, song and dance running through their veins. If you want to see and hear what Ireland’s traditions of music, song and dance look and sound like in the hands of some of the most talented young performers in the world, then don’t miss this sensational act.
Although still in their 20s and 30s, these performers have achieved more than most people would aspire to in a lifetime. Between them they have performed for many heads of state, Presidents of Ireland, US Presidents, the Queen of England, the President of China, Prince Albert of Monaco, Empress Mchiko of Japan, performed at Radio City Music Hall, the Great Hall of the People in China, Kremlin State Palace in Moscow, the US Capitol Building, Fox Theatre in Detroit and the Pantages Theatre in L.A. The artists have also toured as lead performers with Riverdance and Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, been soloists on PBS Specials, shared the stage with Bono, and have collaborated with Ronnie Wood (Rolling Stones) and Sting (The Police).
The Young Irelanders are:
- Damien Mullane – Accordion & Melodeon
- Colin Farrell – Fiddle, Whistles & Vocals
- Kieran Munnelly – Flute, Whistles, Bodhrán, Snare & Vocals
- Stephen Markham – Keyboard, Piano,Percussion & Vocals
- Sean O’ Meara – Guitar & Vocals
- Lisa Canny – Lead Vocals, Harp & Banjo
- Siobhán Manson – Dancer
- Cathal Keaney – Dancer
The Wayne Theatre is located at 521 W. Main St. in Waynesboro.
Info: (540) 943-9999 or www.waynetheatre.org
Online ticketing ends three hours before scheduled performances. After that time, remaining tickets will be available at the box office one hour before show time.