Legends of Irish music and song, The Fureys return to The Apex.A Fureys concert is always a night to remember.
have been entertaining audiences worldwide for 41 years, audiences that have included former Australian Prime Minister John Howard
, Former Irish President Mary McAleese
and the late Pope, John Paul
, while Tony Blair
has publicly stated his favourite peace song of all time is the Fureys' 'Green Fields of France'
and President Michael D Higgins
attended their last concert in National Concert Hall.
The band was formed in 1978, literally by accident. George
were playing in Denmark with their own band called The Buskers
, and while touring in Germany, Eddie
were involved in a road accident. When George
got news of the accident they immediately travelled to Germany to be with their brothers. They then decided that they should all be playing together and this was the start of The Fureys
Inevitably changes have occurred over the years, however George
have continued to delight audiences on their tours and have released a new CD ‘The Fureys…40 years on…to be continued’
are responsible for some of the most stirring music ever to capture the public imagination. Their folk-based music has received standing ovations in some of the biggest concert halls of the world.
For more about the band, visit their website.
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
*Includes a £1 booking fee.
This event is promoted by The Apex