Newly-Weds Red and Norma Hurley
Friday, 12 September 2008
Red and Norma have recently married. 5th September, 2008. They are here to talk about their wedding and to tell us about the Red Hurley - The Hits tour which commences tonight!
Brian Hurley was dubbed Red by his first manager due to his striking red hair. The band he first sang with was called Red Hurley and The Colours.
Red Hurley is considered to be one of the best voices to come out of Ireland.
His powerful voice, relaxed charm and energetic performances have captured the hearts of audience's everywhere.
Having represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest in the 70's, with the hit song 'When' where he finished 10th. He then went on to be one of the best solo artists on the cabaret scene.
Performing all over Europe and the United States has established Red and his band as one of the best entertainers for Corporate Events.
After 10 number one singles and two number one albums throughout the 80's, Red Hurley then decamped to the USA where he is still in great demand as a performer. Following a 15 week chart run in 2005 with his album You're Still You, Red is back in Ireland recording a new album.
In between his commitments in the USA, Red will be playing a few select dates in Ireland - they are:
Red Hurley - The Hits tour
Friday 12th of September: The Helix, Dublin.
Friday 19th of September: Millennium Theatre, Derry.
Saturday 20th of September: The Hawks Well Theatre, Sligo.
Friday 3rd of October: Forum Theatre, Waterford.
Friday 10th of October: Iontas Theatre, Castleblaney
Saturday 11th of October: Siamsa Tire Theatre, Tralee.
Sunday 12th of October: Everyman Palace Theatre, Cork.