Much-Loved Folk Group The Dublin Legends Set Sights on Warrington

Much-loved folk group The Dublin Legends, formerly The Dubliners, have toured the world to huge critical acclaim and now they have their sights set on Warrington.

They will perform on Thursday 23 March 2017 at 7.30pm at Parr Hall, Palmyra Square South, Warrington, WA1 1BL. £22.50 - Tickets and information at 01925 442345 or online at www.pyramidparrhall.com.

In 2012 The Dubliners celebrated 50 glorious years in the music business by receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and rapidly followed it up with a sell-out UK concert tour, the highlight of which was a magical night at The Royal Albert Hall.

Sadly however, they subsequently suffered a body blow with the sudden death of founding member "Banjo" Barney McKenna: this tragic occurrence prompted the remaining members to sit down and discuss the band's future.

The outcome was that Sean Cannon, Eamonn Campbell and Patsy Watchorn decided, like the name of their live greatest hits album, it was "Too Late to Stop Now" and enlisted the services of Gerry O'Connor, to become The Dublin Legends.

Since then they have toured the world to huge critical acclaim.

Tickets to see The Dublin Legends at Parr Hall on Thursday 23 March are on sale now.

Pyramid & Parr Hall are two of the North West's leading arts and entertainment venues for music, comedy, dance, drama and much more. The venues have played host to big name acts including John Bishop, The Stone Roses, Billy Ocean, Jools Holland and Peter Kay to name a few.

Parr Hall is a listed building and has been a long standing feature of Warrington's cultural scene since its opening in 1895. It is a medium sized concert venue with 1000 seats. Pyramid opened in 2002, with support from Arts Council England and the National Lottery, as an arts centre focusing on smaller performances and community events. It offers a range of spaces to hire for events, weddings and conferences.

The venues are run by Culture Warrington which is a charitable trust that was established in May 2012 to also manage Warrington Museum & Art Gallery and cultural events across the town including Warrington Festival and Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival.

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