Foster & Allen – Ireland’s most famous and successful duo are returning to Australia in May and June.
Mick Foster and Tony Allen have been performing together for over 30 years, and this will be their 17h trip to Australia.
These charismatic singers have been performing their unique blend of easy listening and folk music all over the world and their popularity is proven by their record sales. Between them they have sold 19 million records, making them one of Ireland’s biggest entertainment exports, in the same league as U2, Enya, Boyzone and The Corrs.
Formed in 1975, this most famous singing duo in Irish music history began working on the local music circuits of Ireland and England. Soon,with their own special brand of music, the duo became hugely popular. In the first year, Foster & Allen recorded their first single, The Rambles of Spring, which was a massive hit on both sides of the Irish Sea.
The Foster & Allen band accompanying them to Australia includes Moyra Fraser (keyboards), Ollie Kennedy (bass guitar) and Bryan O’Donnell (guitar).
After 34 years, their popularity continues to flourish and fans often travel long distances to catch their shows each time they tour Australia.
Their 25 albums have included the immensely popular The Rambles of Spring, A Bunch of Thyme, Maggie and After All These Years and 100 Hit Legends. With this tour they will release THE HAPPINESS OF HAVING YOU being released on April 5 through Sony.
Further information: FOSTER AND ALLEN