A Salute to the Crooners
This spectacular audio-visual Show A Salute to the Crooners sees Dave Lawlor, one of Ireland’s greatest singers pay tribute to the songs of Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, Matt Monro, Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, Elvis Presley, Engelbert Humperdinck, Perry Como and Dean Martin. Not only do you witness the crooner classics come to life with Dave’s velvet voice but see the fabulous portrayal of images of all the artists on a large circular screen.
With a career spanning over thirty years, Dave Lawlor, star of the highly acclaimed ‘Reeling in the Showband Years’ Show was chosen by music promotions company Linden Productions to front this visually stunning show. Only an entertainer of Lawlor’s exceptional calibre could pay homage – accurately, respectfully, and with the appropriate humility – to so many musical icons in one show. Acknowledged by his contemporaries as one of Ireland’s best singers, Dave has received many accolades to date, including 3 top ten hits in the Irish Charts. Dave’s vibrant stage presence will bring the audience through the great crooner songbook and some of the best know hits of the twentieth century such as Born Free, New York, New York, Portrait of my Love, The Wonder of You, Sway, Please Release Me, Moon River, That’s Amore, My Way and many more. With a penchant for sentiment, romance and charm, Dave will enthral in this visually stunning audio-visual show and take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane, superbly enhanced by the rare images of the stars. As Red Hurley enthused about A Salute to the Crooners, ‘Lawlor stands in the shoes of Giants…….and they’re a perfect fit’.