Declan O’Rourke to perform at Nenagh Arts Centre

Dublin singer songwriter Declan O’Rourke comes to Nenagh Arts Centre on Saturday 7th July

 

O’Rourke came to prominence in Dublin in his mid-twenties when he began performing and trading songs with the likes of Gemma Hayes, Paddy Casey, Damian Rice as well as other top Irish singer-songwriters.On its release in Ireland, his first album, ‘Since Kyabram’ reached double platinum status and garnered Hot Press magazine’s ‘Best Debut Album’ award.

Declan O’Rourke who plays at Nenagh Arts Centre on Saturday 7th July

Today his songs have been covered by many artists including Josh Groban, and performed by Paul Weller of The Jam. He has toured extensively in Europe opening for the likes of Weller, Snow Patrol, Teddy Thompson, The Cardigans, Paulo Nutini, Badly Drawn Boy, Divine Comedy and Paul Brady. 

 

After a break of almost three years he returned with a new album in 2011; ‘Mag Pai Zai’  a collection of was recently cited as one of ‘101 Irish Albums to Hear Before You Die’ by Tony Clayton-Lea, music editor of The Irish Times.

 

Tickets for this intimate performance are €20 and are available from the Arts Centre in Banba Square by calling 067 34400 or online on www.nenagharts.com. Doors open at 8 p.m. with the concert at 9 p.m.

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