Christy Moore In Concert at The Riverfront Theatre in Newport
|Doors Open||Monday 27 May 2013 at 7:00 PM|
|Starts||Monday 27 May 2013 at 7:30 PM|
Christy began 2012 with 3 sell out shows at Dublin’s Grand Canal Theatre, followed by a televised performance at the BBC Folk Awards in February, where his rendering of Kevin Littlewood’s Morecambe Bay, a description of Chinese cockle pickers caught unawares by the rising tide, was nominated for Best Original Song.
The album features 11 tracks: One song argues that God must be a Woman, another describes a Flight to Freedom; There is a song about The Singing Priests in the
In spring 2012, Christy appeared in a series of dates around Ireland, before embarking on a 10 day tour of the UK which included two sell out shows at London’s Royal Festival Hall.
On his return to Ireland, he kicked off the summer with an appearance at the Live at the Marquee concert series. This marked his 8th successive year performing in the Cork tent, the only artists who can claim that annual feat.
July found him delivering a rousing stand-up set to a packed audience in the Big Top at the Galway Arts Festival.
The big summer shows were rounded out by his exhilarating performance in front of a euphoric crowd in the Crawdaddy tent at this year’s Electric Picnic.