Celbridge musician in NCH charity concert

Connor McKeon
CELBRIDGE based singer, Connor McKeon, will be a key figure in the organisation of a major concert to raise funds for a charity.

CELBRIDGE based singer, Connor McKeon, will be a key figure in the organisation of a major concert to raise funds for a charity.

On 9 October, he will appear at the National Concert Hall along with the RTE Orchestra to raise funds for the 3T’s Turning The Tide of Suicide group.

The Maynooth Gospel Choir will also sing at the venue which holds 1,200 people..

Connor, who lives at Thornhill Meadows, with his wife and four children, is very busy with The Connor McKeon Band, which can be anything between eight and twelve strong.

He travels quite a lot and a visit to New York in December is among the many things keeping him busy.

A singer, Connor was trained by Tana de Bret in London, who taught Freddie Mercury and George Michael, among othes.

He was on the Late Late show last Friday.

The 9 October concert October 9th with the RTE Concert Orchestra.

This will be Connor’s fifth year organising this event, which has raised up to €12,000.

Special. guests include Brian Kennedy, Francis Black and Eleanor McEvoy.

Comedian, Mario Rosenstock, will host the event. Tickets (www.nch.ie) cost between €15-35.