Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th December 2017, at 8pm


The Ballroom in Farmleigh House


€10; click here to purchase tickets.

Farmleigh House

The Velvettes present ‘A Crooning for Christmas’. A festive celebration of the classic era of Christmas songs and more! From Irving Berlin to Gershwin, Cole Porter to Elvis Presley. Performed with great affection, and wrapped in stunning harmonies synonymous with The Velvettes. This show is the perfect festive event, guaranteed to send you off glowing in the warmth of a lost era in music. Christmas has never sounded so good!

The Velvettes are a unique vocal group based on the classic swing combos of the late 1940’s – early 1950’s. Modelling their vocal blend in the style of The Andrews sisters, with a vibrancy and authentic sound reminiscent of Mel Tormé’swonderful “Meltones”.

A typical Velvettes set-list is packed with the finest songs from the great American songbook, featuring gems from Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Hoagy Carmichael to name but a few, from the golden age of Hollywood and beyond.

The group consists of Judy McGann, Michelle Gillies, Fran King, Carl Banks & Alan Elliott, who between them have over 20 years live, & studio experience.

Their combined musical knowledge, coupled with a genuine passion & affection for the genre, makes for an unforgettable journey through some of the finest songs ever composed, in a fastidiously authentic and refreshing show.