“Throughout the years, these international ambassadors of Irish music have maintained their timeless ability to deliver a rollicking, rousing performance of good cheer- one that will soon have you singing and clapping along,” explained Executive Director of the Majestic, Jeffrey Gabel. “Their songs have become anthems of revelry and joy among generation after generation of fans.”
For over four decades, this famous group has been soaring to international fame in the Irish music genre. Having formed in 1963, the band took its name from the traditional song The Irish Rover. Though founded in Canada, all of the band’s members, past and present, are from Ireland. Whether you are a familiar fan to Irish, folk, or folk rock music, you have more than likely heard some of the Rover’s most popular hits including the Christmas shocker, Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer. Other notable songs that have reached fame include: The Unicorn, Orange & Green, Lord of the Dance, Lily the Pink and Whiskey on a Sunday aka The Puppet Song.
The band is currently touring the surrounding Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware areas in honor of their new CD release Drunken Sailor. Stopping in the borough of Gettysburg along the way, the Majestic Theater is pleased to have them lead a performance while en route.
Sunday’s performance will kick-off with a pre-dinner buffet being served in the Patron’s Lounge at the Majestic Theater at 1 p.m. Show time will commence promptly at 3 p.m. Because of the mass popularity of this band, the show is now sold out, but the town of Gettysburg is still honored to have such a big name in Irish music stop by and visit.
The Majestic Theater has boasted several popular musicians over the years and continues to bring forth wonderful performances in art, music, drama, cinema and live entertainment. To find out more about upcoming shows at the Majestic, visit www.gettysburgmajestic.com. Also, be sure to get your Irish on this week with the many other goings on around and about town.