By Gene Axton - gaxton@timesleader.com

Record breaking Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell returns to Kirby Center

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Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell made his US debut in a PBS television special.
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WILKES-BARRE — Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell is embarking on an extensive United States tour next year that includes a stop at F.M. Kirby Center.

This year, O’Donnell became the first recording artist to have one new album appear on the UK Artist Album Chart every year since 1988. He has had 30 Top 30 albums over the course of his career. His latest release, “I Have a Dream,” features covers of songs released in the 1970s.

The singer, who made his United States debut on the 2002 PBS special “The Daniel O’Donnell Show,” will perform in Wilkes-Barre 8 p.m. May 20.

Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Dec. 19, with a special F.M. Kirby Center pre-sale for members going on now. Tickets can be purchased at the venue’s on-site box office at 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, by calling 570-826-1100 or by visiting Kirby Center.org.

Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell made his US debut in a PBS television special.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/web1_Daniel-ODonnell-1.jpgIrish singer Daniel O’Donnell made his US debut in a PBS television special. Submitted photo
O’Donnell has had more No. 1 albums on UK Artist Album Chart than any other artist, and he’s embarking on a US tour next year

By Gene Axton

gaxton@timesleader.com

Reach Gene Axton at 570-991-6121 or on Twitter @TLArts

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Reach Gene Axton at 570-991-6121 or on Twitter @TLArts