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It's been a good while since Smokie toured Denmark but thankfully a new promoter has made it happen once again and the guys are delighted.

The guys started in Viborg at the Tinghallen before heading to Nykobing Mors on Saturday. Two bumper crowds gave the guys a Danish welcome that they have been so accustomed to.

Smokie have a great history in Denmark having recorded so many albums at PUK Studios in Randers. So it was on the third show in Veijle, that Mike was quick to remind the Danes about the amount of songs the band had recorded over there, and the two sets that they played at the stunning Musikteater was witness to some of the Uncovered Project songs in the first set.

The band take a few days off now before playing Aalborg on Thursday, a venue they have so often played in the past.

After the show last night, Terry told the Danish promoter and Tour Manager how wonderful it was to be back in Denmark!

 

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It was a mild Tuesday afternoon in the sleepy town of Llandudno in North Wales, when the Smokie roadshow pulled into town, to kick off their 2018 UK Tour.

 

 Ten shows spread over three weeks would see the guys navigating the length and breadth of the UK.

 

 Bad weather threatened to scupper the shows in Scotland and technical issues left the band in darkness for two songs in Glasgow, but these are the ups and downs of touring in general. As usual, the guys took it all in their stride once again without complaint!

 

 Playing the UK has now become a firm fixture on the Smokie calendar and once again, the band reflect on the shows, the travel and the folks that support their efforts to bring what the rest of the world seem to take for granted!

 

 Mick says-

“The Inverness show for me was another belter! I just love the place, it’s a great vibe and it’s just one of those great venues”

 

 On the day of the Southport show, Martin was left stranded on the train between stations when bad weather threatened his efforts to get down to England from his hometown of Inverness. Luckily he made it just in time for sound check, but there were a few members who had started to worry!

 

 Playing York once again was a welcomed change, the guys hadn’t played the Barbican for the best part of ten years, so what is another local gig for Mike, Terry and Mick, and so well attended, it will probably be on the next tour that’s for sure!

 

 Mike says-

“The Barbican is a wonderful sounding venue, I felt we played well that evening too, very enjoyable”

 

 The show in Darlington was a loud affair, helped in the volume stakes by Steve’s family showing their support from somewhere in the balcony.

 

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Today, the 23rd of March marks the anniversary of the death of Alan Barton.

Band members past and present remember Alan with a great fondness, that tragic day will never be forgotten.

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We have (without a doubt) Just completed our most successful tour of Ireland in recent years. Apart from 29 Tickets that were not sold and had been left for media representatives at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast, ALL our concerts on the Emerald Isle "Sold Out".

Our last three shows in Kilkenny, Limerick and Drogheda were pure magic!

To the folks of Ireland, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts, you never let us down.

We can also confirm that there will be three more shows in May in Ireland (see dates) and we will soon confirm another three shows in October shortly, check back here for details.

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Smokie's Irish Tour 2018 started on a very strong note with three sellout concerts. For full reports go to www.lochnesscomposer.com.

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Please note that our show in Aberdeen is now "Sold Out"

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When Irish Eyes Are Smiling is a well known song, that has been covered many times by many artists, even Bing Crosby had a go!

But it's the title that rings so strong for Smokie after this past weekend run of shows in Belfast, Letterkenny and Dublin.

Mike, Terry, Mick, Martin and Steve, have been truly blown away by the response that was on offer once again on the Emerald Isle. There s no doubt about it, Ireland demonstrates on every tour just how much the Irish love our music and the support on offer in Ireland is just something else!

The show in Belfast was a prelude to how the rest of the weekend would go, and with only 30 tickets short of a total sellout at the Waterfront Hall on Friday, the guys had to be at the top of their game and entertain almost 2000 "Norn Iron" loud and proud Smokie fans!

Steve said afterwards "That was the best yet in Belfast"

The show in Letterkenny had been sold out since before Christmas. Mick was back in the home town of his Father and when Mike introduced "Mick from Letterkenny on Lead Guitar" The crowd quite literally went wild!

Vicar Street in Dublin, has become a firm favourite venue in recent years for all band members and only one word can describe the sold out show last night (Sunday) and that word is "Wild" !!!!!

Thank You Ireland!  The guys have three days off now and then it's back to Ireland for gigs in Killkenny, Limerick and Drogheda.

 

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Welcome Smokie Fans far and wide. Here is your new website, we hope you like it. This is where you will find the latest news about Smokie.

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43 Years of Smokie

Smokie celebrate their 43rd Anniversary this year. With a world tour seeing them visit 19 countries on 3 continents they are sure to be playing somewhere near you.