The Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol welcomes one of Ireland’s most respected singer/songwriters, Charlie McGettigan to its stage on Saturday 7th April 2018, with support from Ciara Callaghan & Breifne Holohan.
Ciara Callaghan is best known for her vocals with Drogheda band Fuzz Gigolo, a 5 piece LO-FI Rock ‘n’ Roll band that have graced the stages of numerous festivals including Vantastival, Tara Rocks, Le Cheile and venues throughout the North East and Dublin. Ciara and Breifne make a very welcome return to the Oriel Centre stage and expect to hear their own bluesy twist to modern day crowd pleasing classics at this intimate gig.
Charlie McGettigan started his musical career in the 1960s and down the years has toured and recorded with artists like Maura O’Connell and Eleanor Shanley who both recorded many of his songs including “Feet of a Dancer”, “A Bed for the Night” and “If Anything Happened to You”. Artists who have recorded his material include De Danann, Mary and Frances Black, Ray Lynam, Daniel O’Donnell, Sandy Kelly and Hal Ketchum. Charlie joined forces with Paul Harrington to win the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland with Brendan Graham’s great song “Rock n Roll Kids”. He has released many solo albums including “In Your Old Room”, “Family Matters” “The man from 20” and “Stolen Moments” produced in Nashville by legendary producer Bil Vorndick.