Derek Ryan continues to maintain his position at the top table of Irish Country Music’s elite with his brand of original material and country classics. His album, ‘The Fire’ spawned the hits ‘Heaven Tonight’, ‘Homeland’ and “Down On Your Uppers’ which will be featured along with his many classics ‘Hold On To Your Hat’, ‘God’s Plan’ and ‘Life Is A River’ during this concert tour.
The Carlow man, who is a many times recipient of awards for his performances and song writing, Including the Sunday World accolade for ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Songwriter of the Year’ in 2018.
The highlight of the show is considered the moment the band and performance is stripped back, when Derek is left alone with his guitar on stage. This, to Derek, is a chance for his audience to get to know him better, and know more about the music.
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