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Listen to the latest radio interviews and performances from Darren

Listen to the latest radio interviews and performances from The High Kings


A little video from Darren.


“Beautiful day in Chicago for our final show of our US Tour. Sold out at City Winery.”

"Homeward bound tonight from Chicago after a great 3 weeks of touring. Incredible night at City Winery last night. Maybe the best crowd of the run! Loud and proud. Thanks for joining in on "Right here Waiting" which true to form on this tour, is a Chicago song.
Even the writer got a kick out of it.”

Darren performs a little of 'Right Here Waiting' at the City Winery Chicago 19 March 2017, the final stop on the High Kings Grace & Glory US Spring Tour.

“I was very lucky to be able to sit down in the British Airways Lounge in O'Hare airport in Chicago on Monday last and have a lovely chat with the legend that is Paddy Maloney. I didn't think he'd have a clue who I was, but after I introduced myself, he said, "Ah, You're the chap that sings Coulters song... He was on to me about ya"
You could've knocked me over with a feather. Dumbstruck.
One of Irelands most important and greatest musicians, and by far one of the nicest I've encountered in my career. After we chatted about Mooncoin and my Dad bringing me up on The Chieftains, I walked away totally inspired, and he called me back to give me his phone number "Come over for a few tunes someday". Sure we'll sing The Rose of Mooncoin!
I can die happy now.”

Paddy Maloney


“Thank you Athy! Amazing night. #hk17”


“Always good to see.”

“There are great nights, and great nights but tonight in Clonmel was something altogether different. A raging hot crowd with ear blasting volume gave us a show to remember for years. Absolutely incredible.
Every chorus was sung as if they're lives depended on it and when Brian called my Josh and Sophie on stage for the last song......icing on the cake.
Thank you Clonmel.”


“Nearing showtime in Mullingar.”

“Thanks to another fantastic audience in Mullingar Park Hotel last night. Brilliant night.
Tonight it's the INEC Killarney where we are onstage at 9.30pm.”


Photo copyright Siobhan English.

“INEC Killarney was just ridiculous last night. Unbelievable crowd and show.
On the road now to Ballybofey for tonight concert.”


“About to go onstage here in beautiful Ballybofey, County Donegal.” HK17

“Just when I thought we couldn't top last nights crowd at The INEC, we walk onstage tonight to a completely packed audience at Jacksons Hotel Ballybofey. The volume!! Wow, this was my favourite show in years. Very live, raw and real from start to finish. More than 2 hours of pure energy and fun. Love it. Standing ovations, massive crowd singalongs......I could go on and on. Thank you Co Donegal!”


“Charleville Co Cork.....last night was just off the scale! Thanks you for another full house and massive crowd that made more than loads of noise! Great fun.
Big thanks to Aodan O' Cadhain from Ireland's best trad/folk group "Socks in the Frying Pan" for joining us onstage for the last song.”

Photos copyright Siobhan English


“The best atmosphere at a HK show for a long time. Best fun in ages.
Thank you Baltinglass!”


“The last night of the tour. Claremorris Town Hall. Should be a stormer.”

“Claremorris Town Hall. What a fantastic way to end another sold out tour. Too much fun. Our ears are still ringing from the volume. Apologies for the Elvis impersonation but when you're put on the spot.... 😊
Thanks to everyone who saw us on this tour. You all made it very memorable.”

Athy April 2017
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Onwards to Ballybofey
Ballybofey April 2017
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