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Nenagh Arts Centre - Press Release

May 201313th

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Nenagh Arts Centre - Press Release

Luke Kelly’s legendary life in Nenagh Arts Centre this Saturday
‘The Legend of Luke Kelly’ show has amazed audiences over the past seven years, following sell-out performances in prominent Irish venues with the regular attendance of the Kelly family. On Saturday the 18th of May the show comes to Nenagh Arts Centre.

Popularity has seen the band touring abroad even as far away as Australia. Lead singer, Chris Kavanagh bears a remarkable resemblance to Luke while his singing talents capture the depth and passion of the great man. He is joined on stage by accomplished musicians who all consider it an honour to bring Luke's memory to the stage in the ultimate tribute to the King of balladeers.

This show is a fitting tribute to Kelly and brings the style and intimacy of his stage performances to life for a new audience.
‘The Legend Of Luke Kelly’ brings the magic alive on Saturday, 18th May at 8 p.m. at Nenagh Arts Centre. Admission is €20. Tickets from 067 34400 or online at www.nenagharts.com

Liam Lawton for Nenagh Concert, 25th May
Liam Lawton performs his show of spiritual and inspirational music at Nenagh Arts Centre on the 25th May.

In the twenty years since he began composing and performing, Lawton has secured a niche with his own brand of sacred music, which has become repertoire for choirs and soloists throughout the world. He has recorded fourteen collections to date with a number of them achieving platinum status. Liam’s works have been narrated by such greats as Gregory Peck, Frank McCourt, Joan Cusack, John Malkovich and Mick Lally.
Liam’s second book ‘The Hope Prayer’ became a best seller in 2011 in Ireland. Recently he performed at the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin before a live audience of 75,000 people and a televised audience of 200 million.

The show in Nenagh is selling fast, so patrons are advised to book early. The concert is sponsored by Costello Oil and takes place at 8 p.m. on  Saturday, 25th May. Admission is €20. Tickets from 067 34400 or online at www.nenagharts.com

Beasts of the Southern Wild’ at Nenagh Arts Centre
Already hailed as a classic movie about childhood – ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ comes to Nenagh Arts Centre on Thursday May 23rd.

In a forgotten bayou community in the American southern states, cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, Hushpuppy, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by childish optimism and an extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Desperate to repair her world in order to save her ailing father and sinking home, this tiny hero must learn to survive unstoppable catastrophes of epic proportions.
Quvenzhané Wallis, at age 9, became the youngest Best Actress Oscar nominee in history for her role as Hushpuppy. The New York Times said the film was a “blast of sheer, improbable joy, a boisterous, thrilling action movie with a protagonist who can hold her own...”
This amazing film proportions. -- (C) Fox Searchlightscreens at 8 p.m. on Thursday 23rd May in the Arts Centre on Banba Square. Tickets are €7 on the door or online at www.nenagharts.com

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