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Following successful concerts brought to you by Greenroom Bookings to the stunning venue of Christ Church, Castlebar, Greenroom Bookings has announced the amazing Freddie White live in this brilliant venue next month. He has been part of the fabric of the live music scene in Ireland since the 1970s. Born in Cobh, into a musical family, by age 17 he was playing professionally. At 19 he moved to London, where he busked in subways, and developed his unique voice and guitar style. His earliest recordings, which were remastered and rereleased in 2004, are still hugely popular among his loyal fan base.
THE GREAT Freddie White makes a welcome return to Galway to play Monroe’s Live on Thursday June 9 at 8pm, and as Siobhan Long in The Irish Times said: "there’s still nobody to match White at his best".
FREDDIE WHITE may live in Sydney these days, but the Cork singer-songwriter has never forgotten his roots, and is coming back to Ireland to play a nationwide tour.
WHETHER INTERPRETING songs by Randy Newman, Tom Waits, John Hiatt, and Guy Clark, or performing his own compositions, Freddie White’s live performances are legendary.
FREDDIE WHITE has been to the forefront of Irish folk for more than 40 years. He began playing gigs in his teens around Cork city before perfecting his unique style busking in London.
FREDDIE WHITE is about to depart to live in Australia but before he does, he is treating his Irish fans to a series of gigs around the country.
In a career spanning over three decades Cork-native Freddie White has established himself as a legendary Irish guitarist and songwriter. He has also been described as the best interpreter of a song in the country and has been ranked alongside Christy Moore, Van Morrison, and Paul Brady. As a founding member of Scullion in the mid 1970s he brought Irish folk music to international attention and later, with The Freddie White Band, he toured with Eric Clapton. As lead guitarist with Horslips and Moving Hearts and as producer with Sinead Lohan he further enhanced his reputation. After many years living in the USA he returned to Ireland in early 2000 and since then has become an almost constant presence on the Irish touring scene. Galway audiences will be very familiar with his much-loved shows at Roisin Dubh down through the years and he makes a welcome return to the venue on Sunday August 24.