Saw Doctors to perform at Ballykeeffe

The SAW DOCTORS have just been confirmed to play an open air concert at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre on August 4 to promote the Galway band’s new single which is featured in the upcoming RTE television show, For One Night Only.

The SAW DOCTORS have just been confirmed to play an open air concert at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre on August 4 to promote the Galway band’s new single which is featured in the upcoming RTE television show, For One Night Only.

Tickets for The Saw Doctors concert at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre are priced at €15, and go on sale on July 20 from the Kilkenny Book Centre and Ticketmaster outlets.

N17, the road song made famous by The Saw Doctors, will be featured in Chris O’Dowd’s new comedy series, Moone Boy, which will be premiered on Sky One television in September. Hollywood star Chris O’Dowd has set the Moone Boy comedy series in Boyle, Co Roscommon where he grew up before going on to star in the hit film Bridesmaids and the Channel Four series, The IT Crowd. 

The Saw Doctors will star in their own Television Special  ‘For One Night Only’,  which goes out on RTE 1 on August 10 at 9.30 p.m. In the one hour TV show, Davy Carton and Leo Moran, the founding members of The Saw Doctors, tell Gay Byrne of their triumphs and musical adventures of the past twenty years and play intimate acoustic versions of their songs, I Hope You Meet Again and Midnight Express.  

The Kilkenny concert by The Saw Doctors will feature the band’s many popular hits such as N17, To Win Just Once, Clare Island, Red Cortina, and their recent recording of the sixties classic Downtown featuring Petula Clark which was a runaway hit for The Saw Doctors last Christmas.

This Summer The Saw Doctors will headline the Cropredy Festival in England and will play two special London shows during the Olympics at the Irish Village which promoter Vince Power is staging at the Chelsea Football Ground at Stamford Bridge. The Saw Doctors have just returned home from a six week long Coast to Coast Tour of the US and Canada which finished up in Los Angeles at the famousTroubadour Club in West Hollywood.