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Tommy Fleming - The Voice of Hope Tour
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Tommy Fleming has many times been described as the "Voice of Ireland" and is one of Ireland's top entertainers.

Tommy Fleming is now recognised throughout his homeland of Ireland and across the world as one of the finest singers of his generation. Appealing to all ages, musical tastes and cultures, audiences have now recognised Tommy Fleming as a truly unique talent.

After 20 years honing his craft, Tommy is now taking his place at the forefront of popular music across the globe. The mere mention of a Tommy Fleming concert has ‘sold out' signs being displayed at venues from Dublin to Darwin within the space of minutes.

Tommy was born in Aclare Co. Sligo Ireland in 1971 and was the youngest of six children. He started singing while still at school while fronting his own local band a chance encounter with Phil Coulter at a charity function near his home lead to a big break onto the world stage where Tommy appeared as a guest singer on Phil's USA tour. This then lead to Tommy entering into the music business as a solo artist.

Shortly after securing a record deal everything looked set to flourish when a tragic car accident left the singer with a broken neck leaving his music career on-hold indefinitely. After many months of convalescents Tommy returned to the stage having to start over and is now regarded as one of the finest singers worldwide and is currently enjoying a hugely successful career spanning the last 25 years.

Tommy turns each song into his own with his own unique and powerful style touching emotions in you that only music can reach. Tommy is famous for his own arrangement of "Danny Boy", "Isle of Inisfree" and "Hard Times" all songs that you know and love but you have never heard them until you hear Tommy Fleming's versions, he also covers songs from "You Raise Me Up" to "Bridge over Troubled Waters", "From a Distance" and "Something Inside so Strong" along with many more contemporary numbers.

But the fact remains that Tommy Fleming is his own man, delivering song after song - each more haunting than the next. Be it a cover version or his own original material, Tommy Fleming's velvet-toned voice makes each one his own

On 30th March 2012, Tommy lost both of his parents and chose not to perform for several months. The encouragement and influence his parents had on his career inspired Tommy to write his autobiography and record the album "Begin" - a collection of songs chosen as a personal tribute to his beloved Mother and Father. This album, along with all of Tommy's albums, have provided strength and comfort to countless others with heavy hearts, as they journey through difficult times.

Tommy's versions of Danny Boy, Raglan Road and The Contender have earned him global recognition. He performs regularly in Australia where he has a multi-album deal with ABC and where he accompanied Elaine Paige on tour in November / December 2014.

While Tommy's music may be difficult to classify, fans use such words as "deeply emotional, romantic and sincere" to describe the feelings it evokes. One review described his music as falling into a genre of Symphonic Pop that still awaits a name.

Tommy's unique talent has brought him worldwide recognition with several sell-out tours in Ireland, the UK, the US, Australia and Japan and he is now critically acclaimed to be one of the worlds' finest singers of his generation.

A Tommy Fleming concert is a musical experience not to be missed with one song more haunting than the other. He has a universal appeal to all ages and backgrounds with a fan base that is growing stronger worldwide year by year.

What some famous faces had to say about his voice...
Liam Neeson - "I hope he doesn't take up acting."
Eric Clapton - "His version of Danny Boy is the best I have ever heard bar none."
Alex Ferguson - "If Tommy could play football like he sings I would sign him."

"The dynamic voice of Tommy Fleming who soared on every song" - The Boston Globe

"The success of this concert was Tommy's classic interpretation of The Leaving of Liverpool and The Auld Triangle had the Audience on its feet" - New York Times

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