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December 2017

MUSIC: Meet Me Under The Mistletoe

Thursday 21st December, 2017 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€15/€12

For fans of Highly Strung, there’s only one place to be on this solstice evening. The ladies are delighted to return to the Riverbank for their annual Christmas show of classics old and new with a twist. The four friends’ diverse musical backgrounds generates an original, warm sound which for many heralds the start of the festive season. Highly Strung lets the light in on the darkest night of the year with a quirky perspective on favourites from O’Carolan to…

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January 2018

MUSIC: Sharon Shannon – Sacred Earth

Friday 19th January, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€25

Sharon Shannon makes a welcome return to Riverbank Arts Centre having wowed audiences with her nimble accordion playing skills previously. Shannon has recorded and toured with a who's who of the Irish and Global Music Industry including Bono, Adam Clayton, Sinead O’Connor, Jackson Browne, The RTE Concert Orchestra, The Chieftains, The Waterboys, Willie Nelson, Nigel Kennedy, Alison Krauss, and Shane MacGowan . Her 12 studio recorded albums to date have all been very different and groundbreaking mixing traditional Irish with reggae,…

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February 2018

MUSIC: Jack L

Friday 2nd February, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€24/€22

We are delighted to welcome the great Jack L back to our stage. Don’t miss Jack and his Big Band as they play the greatest of music in what promises to be a knockout show. His new album, “Magic Days” is going down a storm at the moment (His first self-penned album in almost 5 years). The album has been RTE’s Album of the Month and is still top of the play list there.

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MUSIC: The Legend Of Luke Kelly

Saturday 17th February, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€18

The Legend of Luke Kelly featuring Chris Kavanagh celebrates the memory and music of one of Ireland’s cultural treasures and greatest folk artists of the 20th Century. Dubliner Chris Kavanagh’s passion for Luke Kelly’s music led him to learn to play the five-string long neck banjo and over the past 14 years, he has toured this show across Ireland, England, Switzerland, Germany and Australia, with regular attendance by Luke Kelly’s family. Chris not only bears a remarkable resemblance to Luke,…

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MUSIC: The Man In Black

Wednesday 28th February, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€22/€20

The No. 1 Johnny Cash Tribute right across America “The Man In Black” returns to Ireland for a short tour. After a completely sold out trip in Feb 2017, FANS CLAMOURED FOR A RETURN VISIT. So here he comes again. The greatest Johnny Cash Tribute Show in the World returns this February for a Nationwide tour, which takes in almost every County. You can see the great man in Roscommon Arts Centre on Tuesday  20  February. Featuring Terry Lee Goffee and…

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March 2018

MUSIC: Route 66 Big Band

Friday 16th March, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20/€18
Route 66 Big Band

The North Kildare based Route 66 Big Band are delighted to visit the Riverbank Arts Centre for the first time. Their Live in Concert Show has been an outstanding success over the past two years in theatres in Dublin, Offaly and Laois. Their programme takes the audience on a musical trip from the big band era of the 40’s right up to date including numbers made famous by Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Adele, Tina Turner, Tom…

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April 2018

MUSIC: Date Night With Niamh Kavanagh and Paul Megahy (The Illegals)

Saturday 7th April, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€18

Join Niamh Kavanagh as she celebrates the 25th anniversary of her Eurovision win with a retrospective of special songs from the course of her extensive career. Expect familiar favourites interpreted in Niamh's inimitable fashion, and accompanied by guitarist Paul Megahy. An intimate evening of gorgeous sounds awaits, with a sprinkle of chat and craic for good measure!

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MUSIC: The Don Baker and Rob Strong Band

Friday 20th April, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20/18

Two of Ireland’s best ever rock/blues musicians have collaborated to record an album together in January 2018 and tour many of Ireland’s best known venues this spring and summer. Don Baker is known as a prolific singer/songwriter/musician for over 50 years and Rob Strong, from Derry, on bass guitar and lead vocals, is another of Ireland’s Living Legends, who also has been performing for more than five decades. Don, Rob and the band, guarantee a great night of real rock…

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May 2018

MUSIC: Heidi Talbot, Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich, John McCusker and Paul Meehan

Thursday 17th May, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€15/€12

Rejoice in the energetic polkas and slides of West Kerry and waltzes, marches and reels from Scotland, as four folk musicians at the top of their game come together for the very first time. Chanteuse Heidi Talbot has garnered rave reviews for her live performances, both with Cherish the Ladies and as featured soloist with Idlewild, King Creosote and Eddi Reader among others, and the pairing of her expressive vocals with the extraordinary voice of trad maestro Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich…

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MUSIC: Mick Hanly & Donal Lunny

Thursday 31st May, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20

It was inevitable that two stalwarts of the Irish music scene, whose careers have intertwined many times over the last 45 years would sooner or later emerge in the guise of a musical duo. The combination of songwriter Mick Hanly and multi-instrumentalist and composer Donal Lunny is a marriage made in musical heaven. Both have honed their musical skills to perfection and play with a freshness and enthusiasm that belies their years on the road. Not to missed!

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June 2018

Declan O Rourke

Saturday 2nd June, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€22
Declan O'Rourke

Declan O’Rourke is a highly successful Irish artist, acclaimed by his peers, and having achieved many plaudits with his five albums released to date. Declan’s soulful music, rooted in folk and trad, has attracted the praise of countless industry giants, including John Prine, and Paul Weller, among others. The Dubliner’s legend John Sheahan, declared recently that, “after 50 years I have decided it’s time to put a lid on the ‘The Dubliners,’ but I’m sure you’ll all agree that with…

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MUSIC: The Birth of a Nation

Saturday 9th June, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10

Birth of a Nation, a musical extravaganza set against the backdrop of Irish history up to the founding of the modern Irish State. It was a time of great change, the effects of which im-pacted on the lives of people throughout the country from all walks of life; a period of rebel-lion, war, emigration and political and social upheaval. Featuring songs and music from the period, a marvellous, sometimes whimsical, but often tragic journey, guaranteed to move and entertain you.…

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MUSIC: The Songs & Tall Tales of Jerry Fish

Saturday 16th June, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20

He’s one of Ireland’s most enigmatic and entertaining performers to the point where Ireland’s biggest music and arts festival, the Electric Picnic have for the past five years afforded him his very own stage. An indie legend and ringmaster of exceptional renown, Jerry Fish has evolved into a showman extraordinaire, capturing the hearts and minds of audiences all over with his now legendary live shows, a unique live theatrical experience that dissolves all boundaries between performer and audience. A highly…

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MUSIC: Luan Parle & Clive Barnes

Thursday 21st June, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€15

Two of Ireland's finest songwriters and performers Luan Parle and Clive Barnes have for many years been gaining an international reputation as solo performers. For the past three years they have been performing together to sold out audiences across Ireland, US & Europe. Luan Parle released her critically acclaimed album 'Free' in 2007. To date she has released 3 studio albums and is currently working on her latest material due for release in 2018. Clive Barnes is highly regarded as…

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September 2018

MUSIC: Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

Thursday 13th September, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Martin Hayes is an Irish fiddle virtuoso. Dennis Cahill is an American master guitarist. Bring them together and discover just why they have garnered international renown for taking traditional music to the very edge of the genre, holding listeners spellbound with their slow-building, fiery performances. “If your live music rations were limited to a single concert in the entire year, then you’d be either crazy or foolish if you didn’t pass that precious time in the company of Martin Hayes…

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MUSIC: Message of Peace

Saturday 15th September, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€14/€12

This is a deeply moving, engaging and remarkable story of a lesser-known, Irish hero John Boyle O’Reilly (1844-1890); in both spoken word and song mapping his life and work. Pickled (in places) with Tyrrell’s own observations on our own times and condition, leaving no doubt as to the passion, respect and high esteem in which he holds his all time hero. A man whose poems are as relevant now as they were when first written the title poem and song…

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MUSIC: Scullion

Thursday 20th September, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Sonny Condell, the creative core and inspiration for the band continues to invent and innovate. He is one of Ireland’s most enduring creative artists and with Robbie Overson and Philip King, creates the signature sound that is Scullion. Scullion’s back pages include the anthems, ‘Down In the City’, ‘Eyelids into Snow’ and ‘John the Baptist’. Recent Scullion performances have sold out in a heartbeat, re-confirming their status as one of the best bands ever. Scullion grew from a chance meeting…

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October 2018

MUSIC: The Illegals with Niamh Kavanagh

Friday 19th October, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20

After 12 months of sell-out audiences The Illegals are taking their unique Rumours of Hotel California show on the road for another turn in 2018 to celebrate two classic rock albums from two iconic rock bands, The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac. Led by Niamh Kavanagh, she of the mesmerizing voice and mischievous spirit, The Illegals will take you on a journey for three hours of soulful harmonies, exciting riffs, blistering guitars and unforgettable songs. Songs like “Gold Dust Woman”, “Last…

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MUSIC: The Liberties present: All For Me Grog – The Songs and Stories of The Dubliners

Thursday 25th October, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20/€18

Performed  by THE LIBERTIES, the songs and tunes of The Dubliners are brought to life using the exact same instrumentation in this rousing show,  by gifted musicians uncannily close to the original, iconic line-up of Ireland’s most famous folk band.  Much-loved tunes including 'The Irish Rover,' 'Seven Drunken Nights', ‘The Black Velvet Band’ and  'McAlpine’s Fusiliers' will have you clapping your hands, stomping your feet and joining in the choruses,  at this exciting and uplifting show. 'From the moment they struck…

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MUSIC: Music Network presents: Roller Trio

Saturday 27th October, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€15/€12

Expect plenty of punchy grooves, high octane technicality, deceptively catchy riffs and swirling electronica as the Mercury Award-nominated Roller Trio roar into town, delivered with a trademark swagger and visceral energy that has seduced critics and fans alike. This Leeds-based trio waste no time in getting heads bobbing with their idiosyncratic blend of pin-tight beats, cool melodies and juddering stop-start motifs. Hailed as “the new sound of UK jazz” by DJ Gilles Peterson, Roller Trio’s recent highlights include headlining the…

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MUSIC: Harlem Gospel Choir

Monday 29th October, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Performing contemporary gospel with a touch of jazz and blues, The World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir is synonymous with power vocals, glorious sound and infectious energy. For over two decades they have been America's premier gospel choir and have toured the globe thrilling audiences with the inspirational power of black gospel music. Deeply rooted in the history of the African-American slave trade, black gospel music can be traced back to the 1700s when African slaves brought their unique African musical…

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November 2018

MUSIC: Lisa Hannigan

Sunday 4th November, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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One of Ireland’s leading singer/songwriters and musicians, the dazzlingly talented Lisa Hannigan, returns to Riverbank for an intimate concert - not to be missed! Since the release of her debut solo album Sea Sew (2008), Lisa has toured the world and collaborated with artists as diverse as Ray LaMontagne, Richard Hawley, Herbie Hancock and Glen Hansard. An outstanding debut, Sea Sew went double platinum and was nominated for the Choice Music Prize and the Mercury Prize in the UK. Lisa’s…

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MUSIC: This Is How We Fly.

Saturday 10th November, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€15/€12

This is How we Fly embark on their Foreign Fields tour of Ireland. Foreign Fields is This is How we Fly's second album, recorded in front of an audience over three wintery January evenings in Dublin's Fumbally Stables. The group have brought this new music to the USA and Europe, and this November it comes home, where the group will perform material from both albums alongside new music. This is how we Fly are: Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh /hardanger d'amore, Seán…

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MUSIC: The Bee Gees Story: Nights on Broadway

Friday 23rd November, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€22/€20

You can't see the Bee Gees anymore, but you can see ‘Nights on Broadway’ and still experience a concert of the incredible music written by the brothers Gibb. Known also as ‘The Irish Bee Gees’, all the performers are from Ireland with the exception of their new UK Musical Director, JBlack. Having originated and sold out theatres in Ireland, the show is now touring in the UK. ‘Nights On Broadway’ presents a tribute to the Bee Gees through their catalogue…

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December 2018

MUSIC: Luka Bloom Hometown Gig

Saturday 1st December, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20/€17.50

Luka Bloom is one of Ireland’s most respected contemporary folk artists. Having produced over 20 albums since the 1970s, he continues to push the boundaries of what his music can do.  Born into a very musical family, Luka is the youngest of six and grew up in Newbridge. This hometown gig is one not to be missed! "I may be living in County Clare, but Newbridge is my home town. I did my first gig when I was four in The…

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MUSIC: ABBA Forever

Wednesday 5th December, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€22/€20

Abba Forever was formed and is led by Dennis Scally, a London born musician who has been at the top of the music game for many years. For 13 years, while based in Los Angles, he was the musical director for The Supremes and toured the world with them. He moved back to Europe 12 years ago and formed ABBA FOREVER. Lead Guitar is Rae Daniel, also from London. On lead vocals are Lucinda O’Connell and Marie O’Hara. Expect a…

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MUSIC: Highly Strung: All Wrapped up

Wednesday 19th December, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€15/€12

For fans of the foursome, this is a Christmas calendar highlight. The ladies are delighted to return to the Riverbank for their annual Christmas show of classics old and new with their signature twist. The four friends’ diverse yet complementary musical backgrounds create a mellow blend of instruments and harmonies and that has gathered a loyal fan base. Highly Strung sprinkles a little star light on the darkest time of the year with a quirky perspective on favourites from Bach…

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January 2019

MUSIC: Jack L

Friday 25th January, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€25/€23

Jack L (Jack Lukeman), one of Ireland’s most respected and best-loved performers, a multiple-award winning songwriter and also a Kildare man, returns to Riverbank Arts Centre to perform his Magic Days show. This new show combines key songs from his most recent album Magic Days, including "The King of Soho", "Deeper Down the Rabbit Hole", and "The Sunset is Blue on Mars", alongside favourites from his back catalogue. Magic Days is an unforgettable live show that lifts the spirits and…

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March 2019

MUSIC: Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi

Saturday 16th March, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

Grammy Award-winning songstress and multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens and Italian jazz maestro Francesco Turrisi take you on a musical voyage of discovery. The duo discovered a shared creative ground after their paths crossed a few years back, spanning gospel, jazz, blues, country and folk. Giddens’ debut album was described by the Guardian as a “solo debut of phenomenal vocal power, effortlessly jumping between gospel holler, tender folk song, and lachrymose country ballad". The powerhouse singer’s versatility is matched by accordion and…

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MUSIC: The Whistle Blower Out of Time Tour

Friday 22nd March, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€16/€14

This riveting show will weave the distinct strands of film, live music and images to allow the audience to experience a four-year artistic response by Cormac Breatnach, arising out of a single traumatic event which affected him from the age of 13 into his adulthood. Breatnach’s brother, Osgur, was one of three men wrongfully arrested, tortured and forced to incriminate himself for a crime he did not commit - the Sallins Mail Train Robbery in 1976, which was to become…

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April 2019

MUSIC: Route 66 Big Band – Live in Concert

Saturday 6th April, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20

Route 66 is a 16 piece Big Band with big sound! Their Live in Concert show has been a huge success with audiences all over Ireland. It takes you on a magical musical tour from the 1940s right up to the present day, with numbers made famous by Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Glenn Miller, Tom Jones, Adele, Joe Dolan, Tina Turner, Van Morrison, Ella Fitzgerald and many, many more. Expect a great night’s entertainment from this fabulous live band.

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MUSIC: JERRY FISH – Songs and Tall Tales Piano Show

Saturday 13th April, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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An indie legend and ringmaster of exceptional renown, Jerry Fish has evolved into a showman extraordinaire, capturing the hearts and minds of audiences all over with his now legendary live shows, a unique live theatrical experience that dissolves all boundaries between performer and audience. Jerry is currently touring an intimate piano show, performing his favourite songs, old, new, borrowed and blue, from a career spanning over two decades as well as excerpts from his sell-out fringe theatre show. A highly…

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MUSIC: Johnny Duhan- The Voyage

Thursday 18th April, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20

Following the launch of his autobiography, The Voyage, Johnny Duhan is set to perform a series of solo shows around Ireland, based on some of his most intimate songs and stories dealing with the highs and lows of life. Johnny’s songs are performed worldwide in a variety of languages, thanks to the focus put on them by Christy Moore, The Dubliners, Dolores Keane and hosts of other singers. His song The Voyage has become a modern classic. Hot Press magazine…

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MUSIC: INNI-K

Friday 26th April, 2019 - 20:00
Main Street
Newbridge, Kildare W12 D962 Ireland
€15

Named by RTÉ.ie as one of ten fierce women defining Irish culture, Kildare singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Inni-K has received consistent praise for her fresh style of indie-folk since the 2015 release of her acclaimed album ‘The King has Two Horse’s Ears’. Inni-K's music draws on her extensive background in folk and traditional Irish music, even as she ventures into new musical territories. Her music combines ethereal vocals with deft musicianship, evocative lyrics (bilingual at times), and a unique approach…

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May 2019

Music Network Presents : De Temps Antan

Saturday 4th May, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

The incredible French-Canadian folk super group De Temps Antan have captured the hearts of audiences across the globe with their stunning interpretations of time-honoured melodies from Quebec’s musical past. Driven by the stomping “tac-tic-a-tac” of “les pieds” (a type of clog), their rough-hewn sound is an utterly infectious mix of boundless energy and joie de vivre. Éric Beaudry, voice, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki David Boulanger, voice, fiddle Pierre-Luc Dupuis, voice, accordion, harmonica, jaw’s harp Three powerful vocals combine to create joyous…

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MUSIC: Don Baker Band

Thursday 16th May, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€22

The legendary Don Baker and his band have been touring many of Ireland’s finest theatres to rave reviews and packed houses. To star opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in “In the Name of the Father”, headline with Tom Jones and Van Morrison at The Marley Park Festival, have his songs recorded by scores of artists including Sinead O’Connor, Charlie McCoy, Damien Dempsey, Finbar Furey, tour at home and internationally for 50 years; it can clearly be seen that Don Baker’s career in…

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June 2019

MUSIC: The Legend of Luke Kelly

Saturday 1st June, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20/€18

The show is a celebration of the songs and music of Ireland’s greatest balladeer and member of the legendary band The Dubliners. The Legend of Luke Kelly show is fronted by singer and multi-instrumentalist Chris Kavanagh accompanied by his band. On 30th January 1984 it is said that the whole of Ireland grieved the early death of Dubliner Luke Kelly. He has left an indelible mark as being the greatest folk artist of the 20th Century and his music is…

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MUSIC: Niamh Kavanagh: Date Night – Second Base

Wednesday 12th June, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20
Niamh Kavanagh

Niamh Kavanagh returns with some very special songs highlighting memorable moments from her decades-long career. Expect familiar favourites interpreted with Niamh’s distinctive flair and accompanied by guitarist Paul Megahey (The Illegals). Date Night Second Base presents an acoustic set list featuring hits from The Commitments, Prince, a tribute to the one and only Aretha, and of course the Eurovision-winning ‘In Your Eyes’. An intimate evening of gorgeous sounds awaits, with a sprinkle of chat and craic for good measure!

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December 2019

MUSIC: ABBA FOREVER

Sunday 1st December, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€23

Abba Forever , the ultimate tribute band formed by Dennis Scally, replicates the unique Abba sound with an incredible attention to detail, using a six-piece and featuring Lucinda O’Connell and Marie O’Hara on lead vocals. From “Waterloo” to “Dancing Queen”, this show is a dazzling performance of the most iconic hits - Mamma Mia, S.O.S, Money, Money Money, The Winner Takes All, Gimme Gimme, Gimme and many more! Dynamic non-stop choreography, stunning visuals, top class musicianship and an all live…

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MUSIC: Oh What A Night: A Celebration of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

Thursday 12th December, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€25

This fast-paced, energetic production pays tribute to the legendary music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Putting their charismatic stamp on timeless classics such as ‘Big Girls Don’t Cry’, ‘Walk Like A Man’, ‘Sherry’, and ‘Oh What A Night’, the boys take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane and remind you exactly why The Four Seasons sold over 100 million records and earned themselves a place in the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! With slick…

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MUSIC: MICK FLANNERY

Saturday 14th December, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€25

Mick Flannery is widely regarded as one of the finest singer-songwriters to come out of Ireland in recent years. He began to write songs as a teenager in his home of Blarney, County Cork. He became the first Irish musician to ever win awards at the International Songwriting Competition in Nashville, aged 19. By the time he turned 21, he had signed to a major label and released his debut album, Evening Train. His critically acclaimed live performances have seen…

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MUSIC: HIGHLY STRUNG – All Wrapped Up

Friday 20th December, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

For fans of the foursome, this is an evening of festive highlights that’s not to be missed. The ladies are delighted to return to the Riverbank for their annual Christmas show of classics old and new all wrapped up with their signature twist. The four friends’ diverse, complementary musical backgrounds create a mellow blend of sound which hallmarks the spirit of Christmas for their audiences. Highly Strung sprinkles a little starlight on the darkest time of the year with a…

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January 2020

MUSIC: Jack Lukeman

Thursday 9th January, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€25/€23

The UK-based Kildare man and musical legend, Jack Lukeman, returns to Riverbank Arts Centre for a very special show. Jack Lukeman is a singer-songwriter, performer, raconteur and a whole lot more besides. He is a platinum-selling, a critically acclaimed artist who continues to win a worldwide fan base with his unique multi-octave voice. Jack has toured as a special guest with artists such as Sting, Imelda May, Jools Holland & The Proclaimers. Tonight's show will draw material from his back…

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MUSIC: Anxo Lorenzo, Jim Murray, Dónal O’Connor & Jack Talty

Wednesday 15th January, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

Over the past ten years Anxo Lorenzo, Jim Murray, Dónal O’Connor and Jack Talty have been at the forefront of highly creative Galician and Irish music-making – as players, composers, arrangers, accompanists, producers and record label owners. Their individual talents as working musicians have seen them initiate hundreds of thoughtful and innovative projects, and the set list on this tour will include a Music Network commission from all four performers, their virtuosity and profound understanding of the music underpinning any…

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February 2020

MUSIC: The Celtic Tenors – 20th Anniversary Tour

Saturday 22nd February, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€25

The Celtic Tenors – three tenors, one voice. This charismatic, globetrotting trio are the most successful classical crossover act to emerge from Ireland. The Celtic Tenors signed with Sony Classics in 2000 and have sold over 1 million albums worldwide to date, achieving Top 10 positions on Billboard Charts in the United States and Canada. They are the only tenor group with a truly global audience,  playing to packed houses across the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. The…

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