Saturday 25th November 2023
Location: The Set Theatre, John St.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2023 20:00
All shows are over 18’s unless specified
(once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded, unless the event is cancelled)
Having just played a career defining headline show in The National Concert Hall, David Keenan is going on the road this winter for his “Geimhreadh Galore! / The Irish Theatre Tour”
The tour will be an amalgamation of Keenan’s full band show plus very special guest Evanne Kilgallon who’ll perform an extract from her one woman play “Jester’s Privilege” as support.
See this unique blend of music, poetry and performance as it hits Kilkenny on the 25th of November for a one off show in the Set Theatre.
“Not just another young lad with an acoustic guitar, Keenan is the sound of Tim Buckley and Brendan Behan arguing over a few jars, while Kavanagh deals Dylan a suspicious hand of cards, and Anthony Cronin and Jack Kerouac furiously try to scribble it all down” – Pat Carty, Hot Press Magazine.
David Keenan has built a reputation as one of Ireland’s leading songwriters and live performers.
A prolific output includes two critically acclaimed albums “A Beginner’s Guide to Bravery” released in 2020, reaching number 1 in the Independent Charts & the 2021 follow up “WHAT THEN?” marked Keenan’s worth as an artist intent on pursuing their own path. Other works include a published collection of poetry “Soundings of an Unnamed Bird”, live album/concert film “Alchemy & Prose” (2020) and his new album “CRUDE” (2022) followed by the EP “CRUDE BOYO” (2023).
Keenan has toured consistently throughout Europe and North America with notable events including two headline nights in Dublin’s Olympia theatre, the main stage of Electric Picnic, residencies in Paris and New York’s Irish Arts Centres & writing the music for Evanne Kilgallon’s experimental play “AN LÁR”.
The powerful and uplifting single “An Irish Song” was just released before an illuminated headline show in The National Concert Hall, Dublin.
Described by Hot Press…”There is no longer any doubt whether he’ll be able to fit the massive space– in fact, the space moulds to fit him.
It seems he’s finally found a stage big enough to hold him, though the high roof and rows of seats were bursting at the seams from the sheer power within”.
His fourth studio album is due for release in early 2024.
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