CONNOR McKEON AND HIS 12-PIECE BAND RETURN TO NATIONAL CONCERT HALL, MARCH 9TH, WITH THE SWEETEST FEELING: A CELEBRATION OF SOUL AND MOTOWN HITS
Jan 15, 2024 – Following the tremendous success of the Legends Of Swing Show, Connor McKeon and his 12-piece band are set to take the stage once again at the National Concert Hall with their latest production, “The Sweetest Feeling.” After 10 sold-out shows that left audiences captivated, this new show promises to be an unforgettable celebration of the iconic hits from the Soul and Motown era.
“The Sweetest Feeling” pays homage to some of the world’s most beloved Soul and Motown artists, including Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Jackie Wilson, The Supremes, and many more. The show is a dynamic blend of musical excellence, infectious energy, and soulful renditions that transport audiences back to the golden era of timeless classics.
Connor McKeon, known for his cool and charismatic stage presence, has garnered praise from a diverse fan base, including Hollywood stars like Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas, sports legend Tiger Woods, and Ireland’s own Ryan Tubridy. Aptly dubbed “The New Kings of Cool,” the band’s performances have left an indelible mark on both national and international audiences.
The upcoming show at The National Concert Hall on Saturday, 9th of March, marks a return to familiar ground for Connor and his band. Hailing from Blessington and now residing in Kildare, Connor is back by popular demand, ready to enthrall audiences with big band hits celebrating all the hits of Motown.
With more nationwide dates soon to be confirmed, “The Sweetest Feeling” tour kicks off at The National Concert Hall Dublin a venue that have played a significant role in shaping Connor’s journey as a singer and performer. Music Director on the night will be Gavin Murphy.
Connor’s musical journey began at 17 when he joined his first band, ‘No Sweat,’ a rock band that quickly gained popularity in the UK. The band’s evolution over the years led to a broad repertoire, allowing them to tailor set lists for various events. The hand-picked musicians in Connor’s band are regular players with some of the biggest names in the industry, ensuring a top-tier musical experience.
“The Sweetest Feeling” promises to be a highlight in Ireland’s entertainment calendar, with previous sell-out shows at renowned venues such as The National Concert Hall Dublin, Vicar Street, The Cork Opera House, The National Opera House Wexford, and more. As Tiger Woods aptly put it, “These guys knock it outta the park!”