Reeling in the Showband Years

25 February 2022
Tickets: €30 / €28 for groups

It’s The Biggest Yet!  “Reeling In the Showband Years” returns to Wexford!

The Ronan Collins Showband Show “Reeling In the Showband Years” has been a smash hit for the past 10 years, and we are delighted to say it returns to Wexford when it plays our National Opera House on Friday 25 of February.

It was a complete sell-out last year right around the country and booking will be heavy, so get your tickets fast!

And what a GREAT Christmas present a pair of tickets to this great show would make for your loved ones at Christmas!!

 We think this could be the VERY BEST line up yet! The cream of the crop!

RTE’s Ronan Collins is Host and Compare.  

Red Hurley  A living Legend of showbiz for the past 40 years. One of The Superstar of The Showband Era! Has had a huge International career and has been feted from Las Vegas to The Deep South of the USA.His great big soaring voice has captivated audiences since he hit the stage With The Nevada Showband. Still a major force in Irish showbiz. Hear his stunning voice on “How Great Thou Art” and “When” to up tempo Songs Like “Tennessee Special” and all of his other massive hit records.

Gina from The Champions. Quite simply the biggest female vocalist of the Showband era. She was loved, North, South, East and West. Her smash hit songs will all be included. We are simply responding to the numerous requests for Gina’s return! 

Ronan Collins sings his renowned tributes to The Great Joe Dolan, Dickie Rock, The Eurovision and much more!

Dave Lawlor. A huge surprise hit on last year’s show. But no surprise to those who know of his ability. A big voice, a master stage craftsman. All you could ask for in an entertainer. We are delighted to have him back again this year! His smash hit record of a few years ago “Showband Nostalgia” is played on the radio all the time. A timeless classic! An outstanding world-class performer!

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! 

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.

Tommy and Jimmy Swarbrigg sing their Euro Songs from 1975 and 1977 and their other massive hits like “Looking thru the eyes of a Beautiful Girl”  “If Ma Could See Me Now” and more…

The show’s exciting finale is a spectacular 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 a wonderful and never to be repeated period in Irish popular music!