To star opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in “In the Name of the Father”, headline with Tom Jones and Van Morrison at The Marley Park Festival, have his songs recorded by scores of artists including Sinead O’Connor, Charlie McCoy, Damien Dempsey, Finbar Furey, tour at home and internationally for 50 years; it can clearly be seen that Don Baker’s career in the entertainment industry has been amazing.
But it is in his love of The Blues, of the harmonica and of performing live that Don really shines. Bono’s favourite harmonica player is ﬁrst and foremost a true entertainer. As Bono was about to play harmonica at U2 stadium gig in the USA he paused and said, “The greatest harmonica player in the world lives in Dublin and his name is Don Baker.”
Wexford Arts Centre
27 March 2021
Start 20:30End 22:30