Calling all Jazz Enthusiasts!

Satchmo 300 x 300

The Civic Theatre welcomes trumpeter Rick Swann and a host of other musicians in Rick’s new show Satchmo this Friday 1st March at 8pm.

Professional trumpeter Rick Swann has had appearances around the UK, Europe and USA on stages such as London’s Royal Albert Hall, Belfast’s Odyssey Arena and as lead trumpet onboard RMS Queen Mary 2.

In this Civic Theatre first, Rick is embarking on a new venture and this new show, ‘Satchmo’ promises to be a sensational debut, showcasing the iconic life and music of world renowned jazz musician Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong.

With a line-up to include renowned jazz musicians such as John Trotter (trombone) and Gay Mclntyre (clarinet), as well as a richly talented rhythm section, this show promises to be a night to remember – and not just for jazz fiends!

SATCHMO plays at the Civic Theatre on Friday, 1sdt March @ 8pm.
Tickets  on sale here.


About Civic Theatre

The Civic Theatre's Mission is to mount an artistic and challenging programme of contemporary and classical Irish and international work in Theatre, Dance, Opera and Music for the community of South Dublin county and environs. History The Civic Theatre, opened in March 1999, a project of South Dublin County Council and also grant aided by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands. The first production at The Civic Theatre Tallaght was Howie the Rookie by Mark O'Rowe, directed by Mike Bradwell and starring Aidan Kelly and Karl Shiels. It opened on the 23rd March 1999. Since opening we have developed relationships with most Irish theatre companies and most opera, contemporary dance, ballet and children's theatre companies, developing healthy audiences for these. We are particularly proud of our co-productions – to date we've produced; or co-produced 22 plays, involving new Irish writing. We have hosted wonderful international productions, fantastic local work, and we have had some terrific nights of music on stage at the Civic.
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