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April 01, 2010

Crystal Swing to perform at Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby

Music sensation Crystal Swing will perform live at the Curragh Races as part of the closing ceremony on Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Day taking place on Sunday 27th June.

Based in Middleton, Co Cork, the family trio which comprises Mary, Dervla and Derek Burke,  shot to fame overnight following their appearance on Rural TV's Hot Country show, which gained more than half a million hits on YouTube.

Since then they have been inundated with interview requests and have already appeared on RTE's The Late Late Show and The Afternoon Show. They are also set to appear on the US show presented by chat-show queen Ellen DeGeneres, who brought the group to international prominence when she flagged them on her Twitter page.

Since appearing on 'The Late Late Show' recently, the outfit have seen their single 'He Drinks Tequila' become a top 20 hit in Ireland.

Music will be a major part of the Curragh’s strategy to attract more people to the races  this summer with the legendary Status Quo performing after racing on Friday (evening) 4th June, while the Saw Doctor will play a live concert on the popular Derby Friday race evening on 25th June.

Further information and booking on line is available on or calling the racecourse ticket line.