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Clannad, the Irish family group responsible for such timeless music as ‘Theme From Harry’s Game’, ‘In A Lifetime’, ‘I Will Find You’ and the soundtrack to the ‘Robin Of Sherwood’ TV series, make a welcome return to the UK in March 2013 to mark their 40th anniversary.
Over the decades, Clannad have made music that entwines the traditional and the modern, the past and the future, with stunningly beautiful results. With their haunting songs, mesmerizing vocals, and captivating sound the group has sold over fifteen million records worldwide.
The band first came to prominence in the UK in late 1982 when after the hard hitting drama ‘Harry’s Game’ was aired, their evocative theme song was propelled into the high reaches of the UK singles chart.
Comprised of siblings Moya, Ciaran and Pol Brennan, along with their twin uncles Noel and Padraig Duggan, the band began life performing in the family owned tavern in a remote part of North West Ireland.
The group is currently putting the finishing touches to a brand new album for release in early 2013. The upcoming UK Tour will be the first time they have performed in the UK with the original five members since 1989 and the show will comprise songs from right across their career as they celebrate their 40 year career as recording artists.
For this close-knit group, their musical journey is both remarkable in its personal accomplishment and historic in its contributions to Irish culture.
7.30pm: Brian Kennedy
Please note these timings are subject to change.