Kennedy’s Live Promotions is delighted to announce the full line-up that will be supporting ‘The Saturdays’ spectacular live stadium show in Thurles on Sunday, 3rd June.
Featuring a host of Irish and international artists that includes Royseven, Keywest, The Smash Hits, Boulevard, Gari Deegan from The Voice of Ireland, and Whitewater, music fans of all tastes and ages are guaranteed to be blown away by what promises to be one of the standout live music events of the year!
Keywest, a Dublin 5 piece pop/rock group are a band in the ascendancy. The band have had a busy 18 months playing venues across the country as well as travelling to and from the US and the UK recording their debut album, “The Message”. This album entered the official Irish charts at No.15 on its first week of release and reached No 10 on the iTunes chart. 2012 is set to be a big year for this Dublin based outfit. The band have just signed a deal to global publishing giants PEER music in the US and will be embarking on their first run of international dates later in the year
The Smash Hits
Since bursting onto the club scene in May 2009 the band have sold out shows all over Ireland, performed at Oxegen and Electric Picnic, and gone down a storm across Europe, supporting international acts such as 50 Cent and Faithless. The Smash Hits have residencies in many of the finest venues around Ireland. They have regular sell-out shows in The Sugar Club in Dublin, The Forum in Waterford and Kennedy’s.
With everything to gain, 2012 looks set to be a banner year for Boulevard. They have just finished working on their first full-length album which includes many of their own songs. Recent highlights include working with head songwriters from Universal Europe, Sony and EMI U.S.A. along with performing at the Karaoke World Championships in 2011 and being support act to Boyzone on tour.
Another milestone was reached when Boulevard sold out their own headline event in Dublin venue The Academy. Backed with a great team, they have the winning formula for success. There will be no stopping Boulevard throughout 2012.
Gari Deegan was part of ‘Team Bressie’ on this years ‘The Voice of Ireland’. He was described as a “fantastic vocalist and true entertainer” on the hit TV Show and is from Bunratty, Co. Clare. Gari is a Soul singer with a unique tone to his voice and is often compared to his musical hero, Stevie Wonder. He has toured with the Dublin Gospel Choir and performed live at Vicar Street with the Multi Grammy Award winning John Legend.