THE DON BAKER AND ROB STRONG BAND
Brothers In Arms Tour
Pat Egan Management is proud to announce a major Irish
Tour featuring Don Baker and Rob Strong commencing at
The Olympia Theatre on 6th of October.
Don and Rob are celebrating 50 years on the road and
are currently recording a new album, a feast of Blues
and Soul, entitled "Brothers In Arms" to accompany
Don is a prolific singer/songwriter whose songs have
been recorded by Sinead O'Connor, Declan O'Rourke, Finbar
Furey, Liam Ó'Maonlaí while Bono has described
him as "the best harmonica player in the world".
Don has also released a total of 15 albums during his
career while an actor Don is best known for his roles
in 'In the Name of the Father' alongside Daniel Day
Lewis and as gangster Thomas Flynn in 'Fair City'. He
has published several books on how to play the harmonica
which have been translated into many different languages
Derry-born Rob Strong, performing on lead vocals and
bass guitar, is another of Ireland's living legends.
Rob has been performing for five decades with a unique
and sensational voice that saw him pull in huge crowds
with one of the top showbands in the 60's The Plattermen,
and with his own band The Rockets in the 70's. Rob was
even once offered the opportunity to join the world
famous rockers Deep Purple and also performs with his
son Andrew Strong, lead singer of "The Commitments",
touring in Germany, Denmark and Sweden.
The Don Baker and Rob Strong Band features one of Italy's
best keyboard players, Salvatore Urbano from Naples.
Sal' has recorded with Damien Dempsey, Brian Kennedy,
Sinead O' Connor and Eleanor McEvoy and is widely regarded
as amongst the best in the business. He fuses the band's
Blues and Rock genres with creative flair while Hugh
O' Neill, one of Ireland's finest drummers, keeps up
a driving rhythm. All in all Don, Rob and the boys guarantee
a great night of Rock n' Roll.