Derek Ryan makes a welcome return to the Four Seasons, Monaghan this Christmas! Derek and his fantastic band (now rated as Ireland’s leading country band) are back on the road after a lengthy absence. His first time at the Four Seasons in over three years, it promises to be a special night of dancing this Christmas.
Pricing: From €15 per guest
Bed, breakfast & tickets to the dance: From €129 per couple
Famed for their rip-roaring live shows and catchy banjo hooks and solos, All Folk’d Up offer fans an eclectic mix of classic sounds from Folk and Rock music traditions, while still sprinkling their own unique, modern twist.
The Co. Tyrone band are the brain child of banjo virtuoso Pauric Mohan, the band formed while the singer was studying for his music degree in Dublin. He soon deployed the young-gun of the group Stephen McElvogue on guitars while drummer Szymon Dwulat was brought in to keep the band punching in perfect rhythm. Pauric called upon the services of younger brother Barry Mohan, who adds pumping drive to the band with his punchy bass lines and fantastic vocal harmonies.
He soon brought in the established Paddy McGrandles on flute and whistle duties. Fans have become accustomed to hearing bouncing melodies, enticing lyrical stories, vintage Folk-Rock sounds with jaw-dropping banjo progressions.
Pricing: From €10 advance purchase | From €12 on the door
Bed, breakfast & tickets to the dance: From €119 per couple
Join Mike Denver, famous Irish country singer and musician from Galway and his guests (Philomena Begley, Ray Lynam & Brendan Shine) for their live concert.
Mike made his first professional appearance in 2003 and since has made numerous TV appearances in Ireland, including the famous The Late Late Show.
Pricing: From €30 per guest
Tickets, bed & breakfast: From €179 per couple
Johnny McEvoy is an Irish singer and entertainer of Country and Irish genre born in County Offaly. He was initially part of a duo called "Ramblers Two", finding fame after supporting the Rolling Stones. Johnny McEvoy's first solo big break came in late 1966 when he recorded "Mursheen Durkin," an old ballad from the west of Ireland. He went on to write many more songs, many of which have become standards that have been recorded by other artists.
Pricing: From €32.50 per guest
Tickets, bed & breakfast: From €165 per couple
Michael English - One of Irelands top Country Music Artists that is entertaining audiences at home & further afield. An Irish country singer born in to a musical family as his father played button accordion with a traditional Irish band, his mother was an Irish dancer, and his two sisters played fiddle and piano.
At the age of nine, English started studying the piano formally at the Hennessy School of Music in Carlow. In 1990, he appeared on Gay Byrne's The Late Late Show television programme at age 11. He continued his musical studies the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin and launched an Irish country music career. Henry McMahon of The Mainliners offered him one of his own compositions, "The Nearest to Perfect" that became a hit for English in 1999. Signing a contract with Ritz Records, English won Best International Entertainer at the Irish National Entertainers Awards ceremony in both 2004 and 2005. He went on to record a number of albums, and a number of single hits with Dolphin / Roscas Recordings.
Pricing: From €28 per guest
Tickets, bed & breakfast: From €175 per couple
The dazzling Scottish singer and gentleman Al Grant offers an exclusive insight into the life and music of Jim Reeves.
Notorious for his classic interpretation of Jim Reeves’ songs and a positive similarity to the voice of the ‘Great Man’, Al will be accompanied by a full backing band which includes some of Ireland’s premium musicians. So, don’t miss this nostalgic evening of classic stories and songs.
Pricing: From €30 per guest
Tickets, bed & breakfast: From €159 per couple