Musical Performances

Young Irelanders Performing Saturday at McPherson Opera House

The Young Irelanders World champion performers, The Young Irelanders, will take the stage at the McPherson Opera House on February 25, 2017, as part of a 100 date tour of the United States. The Young Irelanders comprises eight sensational performers who have Irish traditional music, song & dance running through their veins. Although still in their 20’s and 30’s, these performers have achieved more than most people would aspire to in a lifetime. Between them they have performed for any heads of state, including 3 United States Presidents, Presidents of Ireland, the Queen of England, the President of China, Prince Albert of Monaco, Empress Mchiko of Japan, and have performed at some of the most recognized venues in the world, including Radio City Music Hall, the Great Hall of the People in China, Kremlin State Palace in Moscow, the US Capitol Building, Fox Theatre in Detroit, and the Pantages Theatre in L.A. The artists have also toured as lead performers with Riverdance and Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, been soloists on many PBS specials, shared the stage with Bono, and have recorded with Ronnie Wood (Rolling Stones) and David Gray, and were chosen by Sting to perform for his exclusive private parties. If you want to see and hear what Ireland’s traditions of music, song and dance look and sound like in the hands of some of the most talented young performers in the world, then don’t miss this sensational act! The future of Ireland’s culture is undoubtedly in safe hands with The Young Irelanders. One night only, February 25, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35, $30, $25, and students $10, and can be purchased at mcphersonoperahouse.org, by calling 620-241-9152, or visiting the box office at 219 S. Main Street. (Student tickets are available only through the box office – by phone or in person.) The show is sponsored by the McPherson Opera House season sponsor, Welco Services.

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