Alley date for John McNicholl

John McNicholl
John McNicholl

Male vocalist of the year, John McNicholl, returns by popular demand to The Alley Arts and Conference Centre, Strabane, on Saturday, December 20.

This is following last year’s superb Christmas show in the same venue.

This concert, which is entitled: ‘Christmas With John McNicholl’, will commence at 8pm and is a three hours.

John will be supported by Gary Wilson, Nuala McEvoy, The John McNicholl Band and Sheila McNicholl.

John, who hails from the village of Foreglen, is without doubt one of the top singers in Ireland. This year, he has appeared at sell-out shows all over Ireland, England, Australia and America. He has won many awards to date and last month was named as the male vocalist of the year.

He has shared the stage with artistes such as: Cliff Richard, Elton John, Ricky Skaggs, Reba McIntyre and Barry Gibb.

Known as ‘Ireland’s Ambassador of Country Music’, he will be performing his new single: Christmas Shoes.

The compere for the concert will be comedian Gary Wilson, from Kesh, Co Fermanagh, admired for his professionalism, quick-wit and charm.

The John McNicholl Band will provide all the backing in this special seasonal concert.

These four musicians have won various awards across the United Kingdom.

John’s sister, Sheila, will also perform.

Tickets, £20, are available from The Alley Arts and Conference Centre 1A Railway Street, Strabane or pre-booked at the box office by telephoning 02871 384444.