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The Story of Swing

Ireland Ireland Abbey Rd, Naas, Co. Kildare - The Moat Theatre

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Multi-awarding vocalist Luke Thomas and and his No.1 selling band The Swing Cats bring their hit show The Story Of Swing to Sligo for the first time.

"A musical timeline of swing classics from the 1920's to the modern day. Featuring the music of Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Bobby Darrin, The Rat Pack, Nat King Cole, Luis Prima and more..."

After numerous SELLOUT shows at The National Concert Hall and The Olympia Theatre, a certified No.1 album and most recently having two TV Concert Specials aired on Virgin Media One, Luke and the band are back.

Never before has a show captured the full evolution of swing music like this. From its birth in the 1920's to the big band era of the 30's and 40's. From the golden age of the 50's and 60's with household name's like Sinatra, Bobby Darrin, Andy Williams to the modern era of Buble and Nutini. Hear such classics as "King of the Swingers" "Puttin on the Ritz" "When The Saints Go Marching In" "Mack the knife" "I Can't Take My Eyes Off You" "Mr Bojangles" "New York, New York" and many more along original hit songs from their No.1 album "Dance With Me" performed live by The Swing Cats!

The Swing Cats lead by award winning vocalist Luke Thomas have amassed a huge following throughout Ireland and Europe thanks to their distinctive sound and style which is steeped in the golden age of swing music. Don't miss this theatrical and energetic show performed by one of the most in demand bands in the country The Swing Cats live at The Hawks Well Theatre. An absolute must for all swing music fans.

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Venue Information - The Moat Theatre

The Moat Theatre includes a 200 seater auditorium and stage with retractable seating and a fly tower, two rehearsal rooms, male and female dressing rooms and a foyer/coffee shop and bar area.The flexibility of design of the spaces inside allows for multiple use of the various spaces in the building. The Moat Theatre development secured generous funding from the Department of Arts, Sports and Tourism and Naas Town Council.