Irish Folk legends, The Fureys make their eagerly awaited 12th visit to the Waterfront Hall, Belfast on 05 January 2024!
They are one of Ireland’s all-time, most acclaimed and influential, middle of the road, folk and traditional bands. Furey’s classics like I Will Love You, When You Were Sweet 16, and The Green Fields of France have become the soundtrack to the lives of fans all over the world.
The Furey brothers were still trying to make it as folk singers in the late Sixties when Eddie Furey shared flats in Scotland with then fellow folk stars-in-waiting, Billy Connolly and Gerry Rafferty (of Baker Street fame).
Eddie and George Furey are particularly proud of their UK chart success which helped bring Irish folk and traditional music to a completely new audience.
"Their indelible musical footprint is rivalled only by their vast collection of personal stories" - The Irish News
Eddie Furey recalls how "many musicians have told us we influenced them after hearing a record from their parents or grandparents' collection".
Dave Stewart of The Eurythmics started out as a stage hand working in a theatre in Newcastle and credited Eddie with teaching him his first chords on the guitar. Eddie would return the compliment by joining Dave on stage in Paris for a jam during the latter’s wedding to Bananarama’s Siobhan Fahey.