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Pavilion Theatre
Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire
Friday 12th  September 2008 @ 8pm
Tickets: €18/16
Booking: ph 01 – 2312929 online:

Chris Kavanagh and The Patriots will bring their ‘Legend of Luke Kelly’ show back to The Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire on Friday September 12th.
Pavilion Theatre audiences can once again look forward to a fantastic night of paying tribute and enjoying the music of the legendary Luke Kelly.

Chris and the Band have been touring hard since their last visit in March, taking in a short trip to the UK and a very long trip to Australia. A sell out show in Sydney was the highlight of the Australian adventure, but the band were always keen to get back to the Irish Theatre tour and  Pavilion Theatre remains one of their favourite venues. ‘We’ve always been made welcome and had great reaction from the audience, and the staff at the venue have been very helpful too’. This will be the band’s 3rd show at the venue after the previous 2 had been very successful. ‘We have plenty of friends and support in the area, so we’re really looking forward to it’.

Lead singer, Chris Kavanagh bears a remarkable resemblance to Luke while his singing talent captures the depth and passion of the great man. Chris also plays the long neck 5 string banjo, which was Luke’s instrument. He is joined onstage by the accomplished musicians that make up ‘The Patriots’ accomplished musicians,  all consider it an honour to bring Luke’s memory back to the live stage.

‘A Beautiful Blast From Our Beautiful Past’ - Eamon Dunphy on ‘The Last Word’

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‘A Must’- ‘The Irish Times’

For more information on the band visit

More information and images from Cerstin Mudiwa or (01) 2312920.

Cerstin Mudiwa
Press & Public Relations Manager
Pavilion Theatre
Marine Road
Dun Laoghaire
Co. Dublin

Box Office: 01 231 2929

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