The Pat McManus Band make a big welcome return back to Letterkenny on Saturday September 1st as they take to the Disturbance stage in No.58 venue, Main Street Letterkenny.
Legendary guitarist, 'The Professor' Pat McManus of Irish 80's metal legends 'Mama's Boys' takes his power-trio band to Letterkenny, consisting of Paul Faloon on drums and Marty McDermott on bass guitar.
Firm Rory Gallagher Festival favourites, the Donegal crowd love Pat and the boys and it's sure to be an absolute belter of a night in No.58 - which is located above the Central Bar in the heart of Letterkenny.
Arguably Mama's Boys' greatest song was called "Freedom Fighters" from their 1983 album "Turn it up".
Having toured extensively throughout the world with Mamas Boys, Pat McManus has shared a stage with the likes of Thin Lizzy, Scorpions and Lemmy Kilmisters first major band, Hawkwind.
Local support on the night to come from Inishowens The Teraways.
It's often said older rockers do it better, and we expect that to be just the case when The Teraways take to the stage in No.58!
Having lived in England and Wales through the golden era of music, they know exactly what it takes to put on a rockin' show, and their mix of rockin' original and cover songs will be certain to show us all a great time on the night.
The McManus brothers hai lfrom Derrylin in Co. Fermanagh and were inspired by the Irish celtic rock band, Horslips.
They recorded their first self-funded album "Official Album" (re-released in 1981 as "Official Bootleg") in 1980 in only 4 hours.
They recorded and self-financed their second album, a raw blast of rock power entitled Plug It In in 1982 and achieved a hit single in Ireland with the most pop-oriented song on the album, "Needle in the Groove".
In 1983, they toured with Thin Lizzy on that band’s farewell tour.
Their cover of Slade's "Mama weer all Crazee Now" was released as a single and reached number 54 in the American charts.
The video for the song got a lot of airplay on MTV and helped the band to become known in the US which they toured in 1984.
On Tuesday 24 January 1984 Mama's Boys played at The Odeon, Birmingham, UK when they were the warm up band to the German heavy metal/rock band Scorpions.
Doors open from 9:30pm. Admission on the night just €8 to see a genuine Irish rock legend in action.
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