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The Colonials

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The Colonials

Veterans of the Irish music scene The Colonials have brought their high-energy performances to huge crowds all over Europe and the Middle East for the past 30 years. Following their appearances in movies including Leap Year starring Amy Adams and Brendan O'Carroll's Agnes Browne, the band developed a worldwide audience.

Fiddler player and songwriter Ger Doyle's hit song "I Can't Dance" released in 1986 achieved chart success in Europe resulting in numerous tv appearances and was later recorded by Stockton’s Wing. Singer/guitarist Patrick O'Gorman had previously toured with Dick Farrelly and Paul Moore, members of the Van Morrison band. Banjo player Anthony "Titch" Warde was awarded a gold disc for "Dancing At The Crossroads" which was a number 1 hit in Ireland in 1996.Over the years the band has been joined live onstage by Ronnie Drew of The Dubliners, Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney and Bob Geldof. Don't miss this chance to hear The Colonials in a rare Dublin appearance!