Tony Kenny's Irish Celebration
Tony Kenny is one of Ireland’s most beloved artists, having sung in countless musical productions such as Joseph, starred in the world famous Jurys Irish Cabaret for more than 20 years with the legendary comedian, Hal Roach – Ireland’s King of Blarney, and won many awards for his work over the course of decades. Kenny has entertained millions of people in Ireland, and across the U.S. in dozens of coast to coast tours, including Carnegie Hall.
Tony’s lovely and talented daughter, Victoria, has performance in her blood! Beginning her career at the age of 3, she studied at the famous Billie Barry stage school, appearing in all of their major productions at the Gaiety Theatre, The Point Depot, and The National Concert Hall. Her theatre work includes
A Christmas Carol, Gigi, Lights of Broadway, West Side Story, and 42nd Street. A popular presence on the Cabaret scene, she spent several seasons with The June Rodgers Show in Cork and Dublin, and three consecutive seasons as lead female vocalist and dancer at the world famous Jurys Irish Cabaret. Victoria has completed seven coast to coast tours of America and two successful seasons in Branson performing with her dad. Victoria has an impressive television resume having performed on The Late Late Show, The Late Late Fashion Awards, The School Around the Corner, Open House, North Anger Abbey, The Tudors final season, and PBS specials with both Daniel O’Donnell and Tony Kenny, which have netted over 600 million viewers world wide.
Gene Fitzpatrick, Irish comedian from Belfast, brings the comedy relief to Tony Kenny’s Irish Celebration – what would a celebration of Ireland be without a generous dose of Irish humor!? Gene’s 30 years on the roller coaster ride of comedy fame has taken him to Canada, the U.S., Australia, and back home again. He has released five comedy albums filled with his gentle Irish humor and heart-warming stories, and has entertained hundreds of guests aboard cruise livers from New York to the beautiful Bahamas. Gene starred in his own television series Change of Heart for the BBC, and after four seasons at Ireland’s premier dinner show at the magnificent Harvey’s Point Hotel in Donegal, Genehits the road again with Tony Kenny.
The Dublin Trinity Band is one of Ireland’s best folk bands. From busking on O’Connell Street to playing at the National Concert Hall, this group has wowed audiences of all sizes for years. Featuring the lovely and dynamic Sarah Rodgers on violin and guitar; David Hayes, recognized as one of the finest musical directors in Ireland, on piano; and Ireland’s best accordion player, Peter Brown on button accordion.
Add in champion Irish dancing, and you have The Flavor of Ireland on U.S. Shores with Tony Kenny’s Irish Celebration!