An Unforgettable Night of Music and Storytelling
Prepare to be swept away by the mesmerizing melodies and soul-stirring lyrics of Irish singer-songwriter Ultan Conlon as he takes center stage at The TF Royal Hotel & Theatre Castlebar on Friday, November 3rd. Hailing from the shores of Ireland and anchored in the creative hub of Los Angeles, Ultan Conlon has crafted a distinctive sound and sensibility that has captured the hearts of music enthusiasts worldwide.
The Starlight Ballroom – A Masterpiece in the Making
Grammy Award-winning David Garza, renowned for his work with Fiona Apple, has lent his magical touch to produce Ultan’s much-anticipated 5th record, “The Starlight Ballroom,” set to drop on September 13th, 2023. This album promises to be a musical journey like no other, weaving tales of love, loss, and nostalgia, with each note leaving an indelible mark on the soul.
Unparalleled Success on the Airwaves
With an impressive eight singles topping the RTE Radio 1 Airplay charts, Ultan Conlon’s enchanting music has resonated deeply with listeners far and wide. His current evocative and rhapsodic single, “Paradise Lane,” from the upcoming album, has been met with resounding praise and has proudly resided in the RTE recommends list for three consecutive weeks.
A Songwriter Embraced by Legends
Ultan Conlon’s songwriting prowess has garnered admiration from esteemed artists such as Mary Coughlan, who passionately recorded Ultan’s songs “Hall of Mirrors” and “The Lumberjack,” as well as the late John Martyn, who was moved to record “Really Gone.” Numerous other Irish and international musicians have also paid tribute to Ultan’s virtuosity by covering his songs.
The Starlight Ballroom Tour – An Unmissable Musical Experience
The Starlight Ballroom tour will grace five remarkable venues across Ireland, taking audiences on a captivating musical journey. Ultan and his world-renowned band – Alan Kelly (Eddi Reader), Jimmy Higgins (Christy Moore & The Stunning), and Miceal O’Connor (Sharon Shannon) – will animate and fascinate with polish and a musical aplomb rarely seen today.
The Starlight Ballroom – A Place of History and Inspiration
“The Starlight Ballroom,” from which the album draws its inspiration, once stood as a Ballroom of Romance in Westport Co Mayo. Hosting international and national acts in the 1960s, it left an indelible mark on the hearts of thousands of dance-goers until its closure in 1981. Legendary artist Roy Orbison even graced its stage in 1969, inspiring Ultan’s poignant song, “The Starlight Ballroom.”
A Night of Captivating Stories and Unforgettable Melodies
Ultan Conlon’s performances have been lauded as a “rare treat filled with original music, beguiling backstories, and loud laughter, making for a wonderful, uplifting evening.” Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this extraordinary event where each note and tale intertwines to create a truly magical experience.
We recommend all guests arrive early as this show has unreserved seating. We are also now a cashless venue. We accept all major debit and credit cards.