CHRISTMAS is fast approaching, so for all those who love sacred Christmas hymns or those who like the pop variety sung by crooners, there are concerts coming up to suit you.
Christmas Crooners, featuring the Christmas songs of Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, and Frank Sinatra, will be performed at the Town Hall Theatre on Tuesday December 9 at 8pm
Staged in the style of the Andy Williams Christmas Show, complete with Christmas trees, and a rocking chair, a cast of West-End singers - David Tughan (as Sinatra ), Jez Unwin (Crosby ), and Jim Whitley (Cole ), and Will Fitzgerald (various roles ) - backed by the Jazz All-Stars Band will perform ‘The Christmas Song (Chestnuts roasting on an open fire )’, ‘Little Drummer Boy’, ‘White Christmas’, ‘God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen’, ‘Silent Night’.
For tickets contact the Town Hall on 091 - 569777.
The Dunmore Choir will perform two concerts in aid of Cancer Care West. They will sing in the Augustinian Church this Saturday at 8pm and in the Church of Our Lady and St Nicholas, Dunmore on Sunday at 8pm.
Cois Cladaigh will perform its pre-Christmas Concert this Saturday in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church at 8pm. At the show the choir will present newly commissioned works by Galway’s Eamonn Murray and Dorothy Knauer and New York based composer Matthew Harris.
Tickets are available at the door. The choir will also participate in a concert on Monday in St Nicholas’ to mark International Aids Day.