The Padraig Stevens Songbook

Padraig Stevens and Leo Moran, Claremorris Town Hall Studio, Saturday May 27  8.30 p.m.

The Saw Doctors, Christy Moore and Michael English have all had success with Padraig Stevens’ songs but if you want to hear the original versions of favorites like ‘The Tuam Beat’ and ‘Ireland for the Summer’ you should go along to Claremorris Town Hall Studio on Saturday May 27 to hear Padraig Stevens perform a selection from his Songbook, when he will be accompanied by Leo Moran, lead guitarist with the Saw Doctors.

A night of original songs is promised at Claremorris Town Hall Studio on May 27 with a few stories thrown in about Padraig Stevens’ early days in the music business, working with showbands such as The Problems and The Powerpack, and his stint as Manager of the Tuam punk rock band Blaze X whose lineup included The Saw Doctors singer
Davy Carton.

Padraig Stevens is best known for his work with The Saw Doctors with whom he has recorded and toured extensively. He is also co-writer of some of their hit songs including I Useta Lover, Tommy K, That’s What She Said Last Night and Still The Only One.

Padraig Stevens, who has been honoured with Arts Awards by both Galway County Council and Tuam Town Council, has released two acclaimed solo albums, ‘Sound’ and ‘Puddles and Rainbows’ as well an album of songs with Leo Moran under the moniker ‘The Folk Footballers’.

Tickets for the Padraig Stevens concert at Claremorris Town Hall Studio on Saturday May 27th are available from the venue phone 094-9310999 or book online.