Ireland native Robbie O’Connell is the nephew of the Liam and Bobby Clancy of Clancy Brothers fame. In 1977, he joined the Clancy Brothers, and recorded three albums with the iconic group. With the 1982 release of his first solo album, “Close to the Bone”, Robbie emerged as an artist of major stature. In 1991, he won a prestigious Boston Music Award as Outstanding Celtic Act and was also featured in the highly acclaimed TV series “Bringing It All Back Home”. In 1992 he performed at Carnegie Hall with the Clancy Brothers and was also seen by an estimated 500 million people worldwide on the telecast of a live tribute to Bob Dylan at Madison Square Garden, a performance which Rolling Stone magazine described as breathtaking.
WHERE: Stone Church Coffee House at The First Congregational Church, 300 High St., Bristol.
WHEN: Saturday, October 26. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., and the show starts at 7:30.
COST: $15.00; students are half price and children 5 and under are free.
MORE INFO: 401/253-4813 or 401/253-7288.