The Stars from The Commitments
1st August 2012 to 5th August 2012
Date: 01 Aug 2012 - 05 Aug 2012
Thursday 15th March 2012
Ticket price £39-£42.50
Doors - 6.30pm
Event start - 7.30pm
THE STARS FROM THE COMMITMENTS
Announce 21st anniversary reunion concerts
Featuring Andrew Strong, Robert Arkins, Angeline Ball, Bronagh Gallagher, Michael Aherne, Felim Gormley, Dave Finnegan, Kenneth McCluskey and Dick Massey.
It was 1991 when the film The Commitments burst onto our movie screens and into the hearts and souls of music lovers across the world. Now, to celebrate the 21st anniversary of Ireland's favourite film, The Stars From The Commitments will perform three UK shows.
The concerts will be full blown soul extravaganzas with songs from the movie and many added extras!
A few of the members of the band, recognising the impending 20th anniversary, started looking into the possibility of a series of reunion gigs. Pretty soon a team was coming together including Paul Bushnell who was the Music Director on the movie and co produced the soundtrack CD's with Kevin Killen and Alan Parker. There was a united feeling that it could be a really good thing that a burst of Irish soul might bring a glide back into people's stride and raise morale a little in the midst of this climate of doom and gloom.
We gathered together in Dublin says Bushnell, performed a few songs as a band, then sat down over pints and thrashed it all out between us to see if we could make it work. And we did! So here we are!
After a sell-out run of dates in Ireland earlier in 2011 to celebrate the 20th anniversary, the band are coming to the UK in 2012 for three dates, culminating in a performance in London on St Patrick's Day.
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