RONAN TYNAN ST. PATRICK'S DAY CONCERT
Friday, 01.22.2010 / 10:00 AM / Community
The program will include Dr. Tynan and his band performing some of their favorite Irish songs such as Danny Boy and Fields of Athenry, as well as other popular favorites such as Into the Fire, And I Love You So, and Tears From Heaven. Dr, Tynan and Méav will also be performing duets including the much-loved Last Rose of Summer together. Meav, a founder member of Celtic Woman, will be making her Carnegie Hall debut in March with Dr. Tynan.
“I can't think of a better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Western New York than with Ronan Tynan performing some traditional Irish classical songs.” stated Larry Quinn, managing partner of the Sabres. “Plus with the addition of Méav from Celtic Woman joining Ronan for the show this will truly be a special evening for all lovers of music, specifically Celtic music. We are thrilled to be involved.”
Tickets are on sale now at $60, $75, $80, with a limited number of $125 seats available. Tickets can be purchased at the UB Center for the Arts Box Office (Mon-Fri, 10-6), online at www.ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. For more information call (716) 645-2787 or visit www.ubcfa.org.Tickets are subject to applicable service charges. A portion of the proceeds to benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
Ronan Tynan - Overcoming adversity all of his life after being born with a lower limb disability, then later having both of his lower legs amputated as the result of a car accident, Ronan has achieved amazing feats with unbridled determination. Before becoming a world- renowned Irish Tenor, Ronan achieved many gold medals as a Para Olympian, and Champion Horse Rider. He has also helped many as an Orthopedic Doctor specializing in athletic injuries. When he is not performing for Presidents or other dignitaries Ronan has become a mainstay at Buffalo Sabres games where he has performed “God Bless America” on numerous special occasions.
Méav - Méav is a multi-million selling Irish singer and recording artist who is equally at home singing classic Irish airs and lilting fast songs. As a founder member of Celtic Woman, Méav is featured on their hugely successful DVDs and CDs. Named the #1 Top World Music Artist by Billboard Magazine, Celtic Woman has sold more than 4 million units and their TV specials have aired more than 13,000 times on US TV. As a solo artist, Méav has toured widely in Europe, Asia and America and has released three successful solo albums including Celtic Journey (EMI) which debuted in the top ten in the Billboard World music charts.
The Buffalo Sabres Foundation – This 501 (c)(3) non-profit foundation that is committed to enhancing the quality of life for the Western New York region. In the process, the foundation strives to assist worthwhile organizations that make this region a better place to live and work. The primary focus of the foundation is to assist youth hockey initiatives, children's health and wellness initiatives, specifically those that serve the underprivileged and handicapped, and to provide support to non-profit organizations and groups that provide vital services to those in need in our community.