Phil Coulter is one of Ireland’s best known and most iconic singer songwriters and producers with a career that not only spans the years, crosses generations, but has reached far across the world, from performing at The White House, playing live to 600,000 people on Capitol Hill (Washington DC), marching at the head of the St Patrick’s Day Parade in New York to Royal command performances from Japan to Finland and this is just the tip of an extraordinary professional ice berg. Phil Coulter has recorded with the greatest artistes in the business, had multiple hits, has a catalogue of albums and played with some of the best known artistes in the business. His music remains timeless and is a symbol of his remarkable talent. Phil will be playing at The Culloden Hotel, Bangor – Thursday 21st November 2019.
“A Living Legend” was the accolade officially bestowed on Phil Coulter in a recent online poll.
While well deserved and hard earned, it was just the latest in a long line of awards garnered over his 50 years in music.
As a songwriter he has clocked up covers with a wide range of stars from Elvis Presley to Waylon Jennings, from Cliff Richard to The Bay City Rollers
He created two of the most successful Eurovision Songs ever – Puppet on a String and Congratulations and his contribution to The Great Irish Songbook is unequalled – Scorn Not His Simplicity, Steal Away, Ireland’s Call and The Town I Loved So Well.
As a record producer his credits are formidable and include icons like Van Morrison and Sinead O’Connor, as well as classical greats like Sir James Galway, not to mention a veritable who’s who in Celtic music, from Planxty to The Dubliners, from Liam Clancy to The Fureys.
As a recording artiste his million selling instrumental albums have brought him international success, a Grammy nomination – and a busy touring schedule.
As a performer he has been honoured with several invitations to appear at the White House and has enjoyed sold-out dates across the U.S., including prestige venues like Carnegie Hall, New York, Boston’s Symphony Hall and the Irish Repertory Theatre, off Broadway.
In recent years he has been earning rave reviews for his one man show, an intimate and entertaining evening of music, songs and stories from his illustrious career. It’s an evening which one critic simple described as “Pure Gold”!