Direct from his appearance on RTE’s the Late Late Show (the longest running chat show in the world) last night Liam is heading back to his home county tonight as he brings his Show to the Hibernian Hotel.
With Liam’s touring schedule during the winter and both his Summer shows in Killarney plus other committments and appearances he has not had many opportunities to perform in Cork.
But tonight (April 12th) those in the Mallow and surrounding areas have the rare chance of seeing him live on home soil.
Tickets are on sale from the hotel all day with a limited number on the door.
Liam’s played on the Show with Paddy Cole as they provided the music for legendary sports commentator Jimmy Magee who has released a charity single in memory of his son who died from Motor Neurone disease.
The performance comes at the end of a busy week for Liam as he opened his Summer Show in the Killarney Avenue last Thursday night.
This is the 10th year of the Show in Killarney, which has thrilled thousands from all over the world.
The Summer Show will run every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday until October with tickets on sale from the Liam O’Connor Box Office on 0035387 2296000.
Tuesday April 1st will see Liam O’Connor’s Live Show return for the season as it celebrates its 10th anniversary at the Killarney Avenue Hotel when, once again, thousands of visitors will be transfixed by the musical dexterity of the man known as ‘the fastest finger in the world”.
The Show will run from April to October inclusive with performances on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays each week.
Since the first show in 2005 Liam has produced this ‘Must See’ Show and it has played to full houses and welcomed many celebrities both as performers and in the audiences.
Speaking at rehearsals for the coming season Liam said he was delighted to be back in the town where he lives for a 10th season. “The Show has gone down a storm with audiences from around the world and we have welcomed many stars to the Avenue – from Maureen O’Hara to Tony Hadley from Spandau Ballet.
“On stage I have been privelaged to have been joined by world class dancers and musicians and of course over the last couple of years with my kids. There are very few better feelings than rocking it out to a packed house and thankfully our Show in the Killarney has always drawn great numbers”.
Liam promises that the 10th Anniversary Live Show in the Killarney Avenue will be the most spectacular with 3 chances each week to catch the International Show in Intimate Surroundings – The Longest Running Show in Killarney.
Tickets for all performances (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday weekly at 8.30pm) can be booked on this website or from the Box Office on 00353 87 2296000.
Having had a very busy few weeks including sold out shows in Austria and an appearance on RTE Radio One’s John Murray Show Liam is bringing his Show back to his home county for one night only.
Music fans from the Rebel County and beyond will be making their way to Mallow for the Show which takes place in the Hibernian Hotel on Saturday, April 12th at 8pm.
Tickets are available from the hotel by ringing 022 58200 or from the Liam O’Connor Box Office (for Credit Card Bookings) on 087 2296000.
This will be an ideal opportunity for Liam’s fans to hear the virtuoso’s interpretation of traditional and contemporary tunes including some from his new album recorded Live at Ronnie Scotts.
A night not to be missed as Liam returns to his home county
for one night only.
Having performed the sell out Concert in the Chapel in St Brendan’s College Liam O’Connor headed to Austria for a short tour, based around the Tyrol area. Liam has build up a fan base in that country making regular visits. On this tour he was joined by Saoirse, Oisin for performances that were enthusiastically received by the audiences who love Liam’s interpretation of traditional and contemporary tunes. Liam also played a very special show at the Inter Alpen Hotel, owned by the Leibherr group.
Speaking after the Inter Alpen gig Liam said that it is always a privilage to play there.
“This is a splendid venue to perform in. I have been here on a number of occassions and the reaction of the audience is always wonderful. They have a great love of music and really get into the groove of what I am doing.”
Liam will be back in Austria and the Inter Alpen in the coming months. More details to follow.
St Brendan’s College, Killarney has seen some special nights in its 150 year history but nothing would compare to Liam O’Connor’s Chapel Concert.
Once Liam’s creative mind came up with the idea he worked closely with the Colleges musical and cultural department, under the directorship of Miss Mish O’Donoghue, and Noreen O’Sullivan from Liam’s production company, to produce a stunning night of music, song and story where Liam was joined by the colleges Choir and traditional musical group. The students showed their vast array of musical and vocal talents, developed through their hard work, to the delight of the many family members, College Principal Sean Coffey and staff that were in the audience.
The night became the hottest ticket in town and sold out in record time, with a waiting list of disappointed fans hoping for a reprise of the night at some future date.
Once special guest Michael O’Muircheartaigh opened the show there was a sense that this was going to be something special.
Gigs sometimes take on a nature of their own and develop an energy that can’t be contrived and this was one of those nights.
Liam produced a set-list that combined his, and his bands, musical creativeness that blended effortlessly with the pieces picked for the Choir and traditional musicians.
The angelic tones of vocalists Lisa Aherne and tenor Dominic McGorian matched the surroundings of the Chapel perfectly, the roof of which was almost raised off the building when all involved joined together for the show ending crescendo of ‘Irelands Call’.
There was a buzz and energy in the audience and amongst the students who performed, and those who were lucky enough to be present witnessed a night in the Chapel that will live long in the memory.