Unique event as the best in the industry step into Christy’s shoes to sing from the Aslan set list
One of Ireland’s most established bands, Aslan have announced this week that U2 are set to take part in the worldwide streaming of ‘A Night For Christy’ from their studio in New York. It is believed that U2 will perform ‘This Is’ for audiences worldwide as Aslan, in association with Aer TV, will stream the event live in over 100 esablishments including venues in Dubai, South Africa, Australia, Canada, the UK and across Ireland. The event takes place in Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on Friday 21 June, with tickets being snapped up within 24 hours of going on sale.
Aslan announced details of the worldwide streaming on their Facebook/Twitter last week and over 100 establishments have signed up for the live streaming already.
The full list of venues participatiing will be announced closer to the event on www.aslan.ie and will be announced locally by each establishment. Any venues interested in participating in the live stream should contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly.
This once off unique event will feature the best of Aslan songs performed by the best in the industry as they come together to show their support for Christy Dignam on this very special night.
The current list of musicians set to perform at the once off gig include: Bressie, Danny O’Reilly (The Coronas), members of Horslips, Ryan Sheridan, Paul Brady, Shane MacGowan, Mary Black, Don Mescall, Tom Dunne (Something Happens), Jerry Fish, Steve Wall (The Stunning), Gavin Friday, Mark Feehily, Paul Walsh (Royseven), The Riptide Movement, Jedward, Gavin James and Kiera Dignam.
The artists have handpicked their favourite song from the Aslan setlist and will step into Christy’s shoes for one night only. In what should be an unmissable night for fans, they can expect to hear the performers’ own interpretation of an Aslan song performed with Aslan exclusively in the Olympia Theatre on Friday 21 June.
Performances on the night will include fan favourites Crazy World, Too Late For Hallelujah, This Is’, Chains, This Time, Gotta Make It, Down on Me, Catch Your Fall and many more.