Irish House Party and Russell Kane at Alban Arena

PUBLISHED: 10:01 01 March 2014

Russell Kane

Russell Kane

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Dublin’s award-winning music and dance show The Irish House Party will be performed at the Alban Arena next Wednesday, March 5.

It will star All-Ireland Champion musicians, bantering presenters and Irish dancing in a night of traditional musical entertainment.

The performance begins at 7.30pm and tickets at £19 are available from the Arena box office on 01727 844488 or online at www.alban-arena.co.uk

Comedian Russell Kane is bringing his brand new stand-up show to the Arena at 8pm next Friday, March 7.

After the success of his last tour Posturing Delivery, he is back at the Arena, with his new show, Smallness.

Russell has won two of the biggest awards in comedy – The Edinburgh Comedy Award, and Australia’s prestigious Barry Award.

Tickets are £17.50.

Toploader are back and playing a gig at the Arena at 8pm next Saturday, March 8, with support from local band Nick And the Sun Machine.

Formed in 1997, Toploader have over two million album sales to their name and a string of top 20 hits, both at home and abroad.

After an 11-year hiatus, they returned in 2011 with their third studio album Only Human.

The band will be revisiting all their singles including Dancing in the Moonlight, Achilles Heel and Time of My Life as well as introducing the audience to new material.

Nick and The Sun Machine are a St Albans-based alternative folk band, performing self-penned songs and covers. Their roots are grounded in folk but with an imaginative take on contemporary pop.

Tickets are £16.50.

n A concert by renowned violinist Nigel Kennedy this Saturday (1) has sold out.

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