Hear the songs of Dublin – from the Legends

Sean Cannon, Patsy Watchorn, Eamonn Campbell and Gerry O’Connor are legends of Irish folk music.

Sunday, 23rd February 2014, 4:00 pm
The Dublin Legends
The Dublin Legends

Sean and Eamonn were members of The Dubliners for close to 30 years while Patsy joined the band 10 years ago.

Meanwhile Gerry was a member of the iconic Four Men And A Dog and has played with everyone from Sharon Shannon to Shane MacGowan and also tours with guitar legend Joe Bonamassa.

In 2012 the The Dubliners celebrated 50 years in the music business by receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

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But after the death of founding member “Banjo” Barney McKenna and the decision by John Sheahan to step off the tour bus it was agreed The Dubliners would come to an end. And so The Dublin Legends were born.

These remaining titans of folk play Preston Charter Theatre on Tuesday night, continuing to perform all the classic songs and ballads known the world over.

On March 2 they also play The Atkinson in Southport.