Direct from Dublin, the fantastic Stars From The Commitments. This outstanding live stage show features an amazing, live band with original Commitments cast members and musicians from the Bafta award winning and Golden Globe and Oscar® nominated smash hit Sir Alan Parker film and multimillion selling soundtrack albums (selling in the region of 14,000,000 copies).
Kenneth McCluskey AKA bass player Derek “The Meatman” Scully, Robert Arkins AKA Jimmy Rabbitte (also performing lead vocals on several tracks on The Commitments soundtrack albums), Michael Aherne piano player AKA Steven “The Soul Surgeon” Clifford, Ronan Dooney trumpet - Commitments soundtrack albums. Plus, Sandra Hyland & Antoinette Dunleavy - vocals, Andreas Nolan - bass guitar, Serge Stavila - Saxophone and Paul Maher - drums.
The show consists of two hours of sizzling soul music and is a thrilling live experience that will stir your soul. Performing all the hits, including Mustang Sally, In The Midnight Hour, Chain Of Fools, Treat Her Right, Take Me To The River, Try A Little Tenderness and many more.
They have entertained audiences world-wide at festivals, clubs, theatres, high-profile corporate events and VIP parties, including a US President, and
have received rave reviews from fans, music critics and promoters. On many occasions they have performed with Soul Legends, B.B King. Ben E King, Sam Moore (Sam and Dave) Denis Edwards (The Temptations) James Brown and Wilson Pickett.
At the Helsinki Blues and Roots Festival, soul legend Wilson Pickett was quoted “you are the guys keeping soul music alive”.
Dan Aykroyd (The Blues Brothers) - “The Stars From The Commitments Is the Best Soul Review I have ever seen or heard"
"This show is a must see - and is a thrilling live experience that will stir your soul. All the heart...all the soul...all the music....LIVE!"
The Stars From The Commitments tour dates listed on Ents24.com since Feb 2011.
Official website starsfromthecommitments.com