U2’s Bon and The Edge, Hozier and Imelda Might are among the many stars set to seem on Eire’s last Late Late Present of the 12 months. This 12 months, the present shall be a really particular one as it should host the Busk for Simon which historically takes place on Christmas Eve.
Ten years in the past, Glen Hansard first took to Grafton Road with an ensemble of well-known musician mates to lift cash for Eire’s homeless.
This 12 months, the normal Christmas Eve busk can not happen in Dublin metropolis centre attributable to Covid-19, however The Late Late Present shall be bringing the magic of that Grafton Road night immediately into viewer’s houses in support of the Simon Community.
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U2’s Bono and The Edge will carry out on the night time, pledging their assist for Glen and the Simon Group, as will a solid of Eire’s high musical expertise together with Imelda Might, Hozier, John Sheahan, Finbar Furey, Shane MacGowan, Danny O’Reilly, Roisin O, Declan O’Rourke, Lisa O’Neill, and Kodaline’s Steve Garrigan and lots of extra.
They mentioned the night shall be stuffed with particular performances in addition to tales and chat about recollections of the busk from down the years, and the enduring significance of the work of the Simon Group, particularly this Christmas.
Talking about Friday’s present, host Ryan Tubridy mentioned: “This may actually be an evening to recollect with the very best of Irish expertise in a single room coming collectively for some unimaginable performances.
“In return, our mates listed below are asking viewers to dig deep to donate to the Simon Group and to assist our brothers and our sisters who’re at the moment homeless to get off the streets, to be secure, to be heat, to be handled with dignity and decency and finally to get the kind of safe housing that everybody deserves.”
Through the present, Grafton Road Busk veteran Imelda Might will be a part of from London with a efficiency of On Raglan Highway, with John Sheahan, Finbar Furey, Lisa O’Neill, Glen Hansard, and Shane MacGowan becoming a member of in from The Late Late Present studio.
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