Our National Treasure, the great Jack L, returns to De Barra’s in Clonakilty after a long absence, when he takes the stage on Sunday 9t of Augustfor another knock-out show, With an all new, self-penned album coming out, you will hear jack Old and New as he treats us to his classic hits and some of the sensational new tracks.
Kildare native, Jack, L is one of Ireland’s most respected and best loved performers. Described as ‘a mixture of all the great voices of the 20th century ’ (The Guardian), few can match his award-winning powerhouse vocals and inventive live shows. Since Jack’s first spiegeltent show, 4 years ago, he has been busy touring in America and Europe playing at the Symphony Space in Manhattan, the San Diego, Edinburgh and Recklinghausen Fringe Festivals, recording a Christmas Special for RTÉ Radio One and touring as Special Guest with Jools Holland on the UK leg of his tour.
In this show, Jack will be giving a potted history of his stunning career to date and will be performing songs from his recent smash hit shows “The 27Club” and “The Great Wall of China” plus of course his new album.
Part Mid European Cabaret, part Rock Star vibe, it promises to surprise, excite, challenge and most of all, ENTERTAIN!
He is Ireland’s National Treasure and the press have sung his praises for decades now.
He was a sensation on his recent ”Guest Star” spot on the British Tour of The Jools Holland Show. Jools saw a clip of Jack in Edinburgh Festival in August and contacted him about joining the show!
Jack is returnng to the biggest Arts Festival in the world, Edinburgh Festival, for a record breaking 6th consecutive year! (The first time this has happened in the history of the festival!) He is doing a 3 week stint there from 18th of August August last in the Spiegeltent!
Don’t miss The PHANTASMAGORICAL Jack L
He won the Spotlight Award for “Best Musical Performance” in the festival 2 years ago and his reputation has grown enormously throughout Britain, Europe and USA, since.
Jack is concluding another whirlwind year, which has seen him perform knock-out concerts around Europe and USA
He has just returned from USA where he did a run of shows. The highlight was a performance at the prestigious Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts, the home of the New York Philharmonic, where he sang as lead vocalist with the legendry Nelson Riddle Orchestra, to an ecstatic reception.
“Jack is one of the greatest interpreters of song lyrics I have heard in recent years”….Christopher Riddle
“As with all great shows, it’s over too soon”……Edinburgh Evening News 2013
Don’t miss this stunning show from Ireland’s most iconic performer!
“A gorgeous, versatile Baritone”…………………… The Washington Post
“Jack L’s voice is an irresistible force of nature”…..Joanna Braniff, Irish News.