+ Chris O’Dowd picks N17 for new Sky 1 Series
+ The Saw Doctors will be the subject of a one hour television special on RTE 1 on Friday Aug 10 in
the For One Night Only series.
The Saw Doctors have just been confirmed to play an open air concert at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, Kilmanagh, Co. Kilkenny, on Saturday August 4 to promote the Galway band’s new single, I Hope You Meet Again, which is featured in the upcoming RTE television show, For One Night Only with The Saw Doctors.
Tickets for The Saw Doctors concert at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre are priced at €15, and go on sale on Friday 20th July from the Kilkenny Book Centre and Ticketmaster outlets.
N17, the road song made famous by The Saw Doctors, will be featured in Chris O’Dowd’s new comedy series, Moone Boy, which will be premiered on Sky One television in September.
Hollywood star Chris O’Dowd has set the Moone Boy comedy series in Boyle, County Roscommon where he grew up before going on to star in the hit film Bridesmaids and the Channel Four series, The IT Crowd.
The Saw Doctors will star in their own Television Special ‘For One Night Only’, which goes out on RTE 1 on Friday August 10 at 9.30 p.m. In the one hour TV show, Davy Carton and Leo Moran, the founding members of The Saw Doctors, tell Gay Byrne of their triumphs and musical adventures of the past twenty years and play intimate acoustic versions of their songs, I Hope You Meet Again and Midnight Express.
The Kilkenny concert by The Saw Doctors on Saturday August 4 at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre will feature the band’s many popular hits such as N17, To Win Just Once, Clare Island, Red Cortina, and their recent recording of the sixties classic Downtown featuring Petula Clark which was a runaway hit for The Saw Doctors last Christmas.
This Summer The Saw Doctors will headline the Cropredy Festival in England and will play two special London shows during the Olympics at the Irish Village which promoter Vince Power is staging at the Chelsea Football Ground at Stamford Bridge. The Saw Doctors have just returned home from a six week long Coast to Coast Tour of the US and Canada which finished up in Los Angeles at the famous Troubadour Club in West Hollywood.
“if they could bottle the sort on bonhomie that can make an entire concert hall feel better, The Saw Doctors would have the medicine show to end them all“Paul Sexton, The Times, London
The Saw Doctors – Irish Shows Summer 2012
Fri July 27 Westport Street Festival
Sat July 28 Skibbereen Beats Festival
Sat Aug 4 Kilkenny Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre
Sun Aug 5 Waterford Spraoi Festival
Sat Aug 11 Sligo Summer Festival
Thurs Aug 16 Dublin Leopardstown Racecourse
Fri Aug 17 Longford Drumlish Festival
Tues Aug 21 Tralee Rose Festival
RTE TV Show features The Saw Doctors on August 10
The Saw Doctors will be the subject of a one hour tv special on RTE 1 , entitled For One Night Only with Gay Byrne on Friday August 10 at 9.30 p.m. The For One Night Only Show will feature extensive interviews with both Davy Carton and Leo Moran as well as seven songs performed live in the studio by The Saw Doctors including their new single, I Hope You Meet Again.