A NEW live concert entitled My Brother Joe will play at the Source Arts Centre in Thurles on Saturday, February 2nd at 8pm. My Brother Joe features Ben Dolan, brother of the late, and much-loved entertainer Joe Dolan. Throughout his singing career Joe Dolan’s energetic and charismatic stage performances thrilled audiences throughout the world. His brother Ben shared the stage with his younger brother for 47 fun-filled years. Who better than Ben to tell the stories behind Joe’s songs and highlight Joe’s successful singing career?
The show itself features Ben’s daughter Sandra and his two sons, Adrian and Raymond and their own band Karen and The Dolans, who are themselves making waves on the Irish music scene. Their latest song ‘Pray’ has spent six weeks in RTE Radio 1’s playlist chart. Joe’s backing band and compere and comedian Shaun Connors completes the line-up.
Shaun Connors is much more than a comic - he’s a one-man showbiz sensation.
His distinctive brand of humour has captivated audiences from Bantry to Beverley Hills. The documentary, Joe Dolan - Sweet Little Rock ‘n’ Roller was broadcast on New Year’s Eve on RTE. My Brother Joe features some of the contributors of this David Heffernan produced programme - full of stories and of course all the great Joe Hits. My Brother Joe had it’s world premiere last year in Tullamore. Since then the show has had audiences dancing in the aisles with hit after hit of famous Joe songs.
Please see www.joedolan.com for more information.