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Brian Kennedy in Concert

…multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter, radio/television presenter, doctor of letters……A STAR

Sat 20th August 202220:00 - 22:00

Yew Wood Venues, Youghal’s premier concert venue, is absolutely thrilled and delighted to  welcome Brian Kennedy back for concert in the  acoustically brilliant St. Mary’s Collegiate Church.    Twenty-five years on and Brian is still only getting started.  He is a multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter, a highly-regarded radio/television presenter,  Doctor of Letters at University of Ulster, novelist (not surprisingly for a lyricist of his calibre), and a ‘Voice of Ireland’ coach.

Brian was the featured vocalist with Van Morrison’s Blues & Soul Revue for six years and has appeared on five Van albums.   He was the lead singing performer in ‘Riverdance on Broadway’ for nine months at Manhattan’s Gershwin Theatre in an especially tailored role at the request of the composer Bill Whelan.

Brian is first and foremost a live performer and songwriter. His own words, ‘music is my lifeblood ,’ are reflected in his relentless schedule since the 1990s. His constant touring from Ireland and UK to Australia, including the major global festivals, has resulted in a thriving international fan base.

Brian has shared the stage with an extraordinary list of legends including Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Jeff Buckley, Moya Brennan, Sinead O’Connor, Eddi Reader, Boy George, Sting and even Richard Gere – but that’s another story.
All of the above and he is in concert in Youghal
Admission: €25.00
Tickets available from Eventbrite (+Eventbrite admin fee)
and/or Youghal Heritage Tours,  85, North Main Street, Youghal, Co. Cork
or telephone booking from Yew Wood Venues at 087 9593276

Contact Information

St Mary's Collegiate Church - Youghal, Co. Cork.

St. Mary’s Collegiate Church

Emmet Place, Youghal, Co. Cork.

Opening Hours
Church Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday 9:30am to 5pm
Service Sunday 11:30am ( No tours during Service.)
Audio Tours (Duration 30 mins)
No booking necessary, ask at reception or may be booked by phone or online.
Monday – Saturday: 10am to 4pm (last audio tour)
Sunday 1pm – 4pm (last audio tour)
Guided Tours (40-50 mins)
Booking necessary (at least 24 hours in advance), may be booked by phone, email or online.
Monday – Saturday: 10am to 3pm (last guided tour)

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