The summer may be coming to an end, but The Virginia Show Dance is back on the shores of Lough Ramor this weekend. High quality Country & Western music and dance will be the order of the day as Cliona Hagan and her Band take to the stage in the show centre on Saturday September 2.
Tyrone native Cliona launched her own band in May 2016 and has taken the Irish country music scene by storm in the last year thanks to here distinctive style. She has already clocked up a number of hits with: "We're all gonna die someday", "Cowboy yodel song" and "I need someone to hold me when I cry."
Cliona has made quite an impression with Susan McCann and Philomena Begley, singing her praises. Susan said: “Cliona is a breath of fresh air and has a refreshing approach to the current music scene."
Cliona recently teamed up with musician and singer Aidan Quinn. the son of the legendary Philomena Begley, he not only manages the talented Tyrone lass, but also plays in her band.
Music has always been close to Cliona's heart, having started performing at The Grand Opera House Belfast at the age of 9.
“I get this surge of energy and the adrenaline kicks in. I come alive on stage,” she said. This is a dance you don't want to miss. There will be full bar facilities at the dance. So be sure to get to the Virginia Show Centre Septemeber 2.