The Irish Cabaret starring Andy Cooney with "Face of Ireland" Eimear Reynolds and Comedian Jimmy Q
The sights and sounds of Ireland come alive in The Irish Cabaret! Andy Cooney once again brings a show surrounded by the finest in Irish Entertainment! This is a show that showcases Ireland’s Music, Song, Comedy and Dance as only Andy Cooney can bring it as he has for over 25 years!
The Irish Cabaret brings audiences some of the best Irish entertainment in the world. Treasured Irish compositions sung by a sweet Tenor voice and a beautiful young woman’s lovely high soprano charms every Cabaret audience, and lilting Irish wit tickles funny bones as only an Irish joke can. It is an exhilarating, distinctive blend of Irish music, laughter, and dance which creates an evening designed to please the entire family.
Andy Cooney has seven Carnegie Hall sellouts and a Lincoln Center full house under his belt. He tours extensively solo as well as with his creation, The New York Tenors. Cooney is also known for his annual Cruise of Irish Stars which draws over 1,000 Irish and Irish Americans on a Caribbean Cruise enriched with the finest Irish entertainment. Adding The Irish Cabaret to his schedule makes Andy Cooney one of the busiest entertainers on the circuit, and most certainly one of the most loved. His outstanding voice and dynamic stage presence have long been a favorite among Irish music enthusiasts. Andy’s talent, versatility, and flair for entertaining coalesce creating the ability to deliver a song directly into the hearts of any audience. Andy is surely one of the greatest singing sensations on the Irish Music scene today; he richly deserves The New York Time’s description of him: Irish America’s Favorite Son. Cooney has recorded 19 albums to date, including Bright Brand New Day with Phil Coulter and his Orchestra, and his latest CD, Irish Country Skyline, was released in the summer of 2016 to huge success all over Ireland and the UK.
Eimear Reynolds is from the beautiful picturesque village of Rooskey in Co. Roscommon, Ireland. Eimear was brought up in an extended family of musicians and singers so it was no surprise when she began to have a keen interest herself. Eimear won the prestigious title of ‘Face of Ireland’ back in 2014 which allowed her to become an ambassador for young Irish people around the world. Eimear used her music as she traveled throughout her year as ‘Face of Ireland’ to highlight and spread some wonderful Irish songs across the globe.
Irish comedian Jimmy Q brings a bold, bald presence to the stage, introducing audiences to various characters and reflecting on everyday life situations. He has been heard on Sirius Satellite Radio, the Joey Reynolds Show, WPDH’s Coop and Tobin Show and the Comedy Pointe, and been seen on MNN-TV. Jimmy also created Cause to Laugh, a fundraising that uses laughter to support a variety of worthy causes. Cause to Laugh has raised thousands of dollars for countless organizations and charities, including Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Pediatric Cancer Center, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Team in Training, Dan Waeger’s Collegiate Cancer Foundation and the Haiti Relief effort.
The Guinness Irish Band is made up of the greatest Irish and Irish American Musicians on the Irish Music Scene today. This years tour will feature Jimmy Kelly on drums who’s amazing talent was appreciate with the world renowned show Riverdance. Mitch Reilly on Sax, flute and Irish whistles is a veteran on the music scene today. He has tour with greats such as, Englebert Humberdinck, Brendan Lee and Celtic legend Phil Coulter. Colm Graham is a 40 year veteran in the Irish Music world working with Ireland’s greats, Roly Daniels, Margo, Dermot Henry and has toured with Andy Cooney for over 25 years.
World Class Irish Dancers: The Irish Cabaret features the finest in Irish Dancing. All of the dancers are highly trained and decorated with some of the most prestigious awards in the Irish Dancing World. They will be sure to dazzle you with their amazing steps.
Cooney and his band took the stage to resounding applause. The entertainer wasted no time in swinging through an eclectic mix of Irish folk, jazz, rock n’ roll – and even disco. – John Turner, The Citizen, Auburn, NY
Cooney was the man who really brought the house down. – CBS Affiliate WCPX in Orlando, FL