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Don Baker and Rob Strong

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Pat Egan Management present
Don Baker and Rob Strong
The Olympia Theatre
Saturday 6th October 2018


Pat Egan Management is proud to announce a major Irish Tour featuring Don Baker and Rob Strong commencing at The Olympia Theatre on 6th of October 2018.

Don and Rob are celebrating 50 years on the road and are currentl recording a new album, a feast of Blues and Soul, entitled "Brothers In Arms" to accompany the tour.

Tickets priced from €39.05 including booking fee & €1 restoration levy are on sale NOW via, usual Ticketmaster outlets nationwide (list here) including The Olympia Theatre Box Office, and by calling Ticketmaster at The Olympia Phone Bookings on 0818 719 330.

The fees for this event include a €1.00 restoration levy. The restoration levy will allow The Olympia Theatre to invest in maintaining and enhancing the theatre to ensure that it continues to consistently deliver the highest quality experience for theatre goers, actors, performers & producers.

Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult, Over 18's ID required to gain access to the bars where alcohol is served. 

Doors open 7pm. Support on the night comes from Supertronic Sound who is due on stage around 8pm, with Don Baker and Rob Strong due on stage around 9pm. We expect this show to finish approximately 10.30pm. Please note, times subject to change as always and should be used as a guideline only.

Don is a prolific singer/songwriter whose songs have been recorded by
Sinead O'Connor, Declan O'Rourke, Finbar Furey, Liam Ó'Maonlaí while
Bono has described him as "the best harmonica player in the world". Don has also released a total of 15 albums during his career while an actor Don is best known for his roles in 'In the Name of the Father' alongside Daniel Day Lewis and as gangster Thomas Flynn in 'Fair City'. He has published several books on how to play the harmonica which have been translated into many different languages including Japanese.

Derry-born Rob Strong, performing on lead vocals and bass guitar, is another of Ireland's living legends. Rob has been performing for five decades with a unique and sensational voice that saw him pull in huge crowds with one of the top showbands in the 60's The Plattermen, and with his own band The Rockets in the 70's. Rob was even once offered the opportunity to join the world famous rockers Deep Purple and also performs with his son Andrew Strong, lead singer of "The Commitments", touring in Germany, Denmark and Sweden.

The Don Baker and Rob Strong Band features one of Italy's best keyboard
players, Salvatore Urbano from Naples. Sal' has recorded with Damien
Dempsey, Brian Kennedy, Sinead O' Connor and Eleanor McEvoy and is
widely regarded as amongst the best in the business. He fuses the band's
Blues and Rock genres with creative flair while Hugh O' Neill, one of Ireland's
finest drummers, keeps up a driving rhythm. All in all Don, Rob and the boys
guarantee a great night of Rock n' Roll.


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