Tuesday, September 26, 2017

He Just Keeps Singing! Father Ray Kelly Concert in Mullingar September 29

Back Where He Belongs!


After a fantastic US Tour Father Ray Kelly continues to sing for good causes, this weekend in his birth town of Tyrellspass in Ireland. Here are the announcements and all the information from the official Facebook Page.

Friday September 29 at 8:15 PM
Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar




Wrapping Up USA: The Toledo Proclamation Honoring Fr Ray Kelly

We have received a few emails from non-English speaking friends and fans asking what the Toledo Award was about. Here is the complete text so your Google can translate!


Proclamation
Office of the Mayor, City of Toledo
WHEREAS, as Mayor of the City of Toledo, it is my privilege and responsibility to recognize those individuals and organizations who have made outstanding achievements that reflect on the well-being and growth of the Toledo community and its citizens; and
WHEREAS, Father Ray kelly will wrap up the second leg of his "Hallelujah" Tour USA 2017 in Toledo, Ohio where it began. He wil perform at the Historic Church of St. Patrick on September 19, 2017 before an audience of upwards to 700 people. Proceeds from the performance will directly benefit the Deacon Tom's Food Pantry which serves roughly 75-125 peopel each day it is open; and
WHEREAS, Father Kelly is a well-respected vocalist who has shared his amazing voice with audiences throughout the world. His vocals are inspirational, spirit-filled and full of passion and continue to have a tremendous impace within the realm of music; and
WHEREAS, Father Kelly's greats love and passion is singing. Before his music career took off, he recorded in his in-home studio, competed in various local talent contests and perfromed for family and friends. His claim to fame came in 2014 when a wedding video of him singing went viral. Shortly after, he signed to Universal Music Ireland; and
WHEREAS, Father Kelly alongside his music career serves as a parish priest at St. Brigid's Church (County Meath, Ireland). He continues to keep up with his Parish work and has held steadfast to sharing his talents in benefit of charities and good causes; and
WHEREAS, Father Helly has achieved much success in his career and his presence is far reaching. He is encouraging, supportive and an inspiration to all who meet him. We honor him for his passion, talent and many contributions to the Toledo community. It is with much esteem that we applaud him on his outstanding achievements and wish him many more hears of success.
NOW THEREFORE, I, Paula Hicks-Hudson, Mayor of the City of Toledo, Ohio, by the powers vested in my, do hereby honor
Father Ray Kelly
and urge all citizens and those present to join me in recognizing the importance his contributions and impact upon the City of Toledo.
IN WITNESS THEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the official Seal of the City of Toledo to be affixed hereto this 19th day of September 2017.
(signed) Paula Hicks-Hudson, Mayor

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Unexpected Award, Massive Crowds in Toledo Ohio, and So Long to USA Father Ray Kelly Tour

Last Concert and a Great Honor

From https://www.facebook.com/TLC-Arts-Entertainment-1383459041711912/
Following Fr Ray ~
Hallelujah Tour 2017 ...
Day 11 & 12 -- September 18 & 19
Yesterday was a a lovely day off in Toledo Ohio spent with promoter Maury Collins and his wife Penny. Tonight is the big 'grand finale' of the tour at The Historic Church of St Patrick's.....Stay tuned for one more video message from Fr Ray ~

L-R Maury Collins, Father Ray Kelly, Penny Collins, Tracey Coryell

Last rehearsal

On stage getting ready


Last Concert!

Following Fr Ray ~
Hallelujah Tour September 2017...
Last night's Toledo concert was another huge success - thank you to Historic Church of St Patrick and Maury Collins and the Mayor of Toledo for the beautiful Proclamation dedication to Father Ray - photo below
Full house at St Patrick's Church in Toledo Ohio

High five to a young fan!

Great Honor to receive a Proclamation
Certificate of Honor from the
Mayor of Toledo Ohio USA

...And So Long USA! Until Next Time







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This blog is an independent web newsletter not affiliated with Father Ray Kelly or his associates. Please use the Official Facebook Page to contact Father Ray Kelly or his manager directly.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Fast Forward! Keeping Up With Fr Ray Kelly in 2017 USA Tour

More from TLC Arts & Entertainment on Facebook

We had to send our reporters to Greeley Nebraska for the Annual Irish Festival so we missed on reporting here. Hopefully everyone has been following the official Facebook Page for updates!
Here are some posts and videos.

Stay tuned for pictures, posts and videos of the last concert!

September 19thToledo OhioToledo Ohio's Historic Church of St. Patrickhttp://www.stpatshistoric.org/

A bit of fun saying "see y'all later" from Nebraska


Last few days...






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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Two in the Books, Three Concerts Yet to Come! Fr Ray Kelly US Tour

Vermont Concert, Christ Church in Montpelier

Following Fr Ray ~
September Hallelujah Tour
Day 4 & 5 September 11th & 12th
Christ Church in Montpelier Vermont





Rest of the Schedule!

September 14
Baltimore Maryland
Amy's Place
5517 Ritchie Hwy
Brooklyn Park, MD
Tickets: http://www.songkick.com/concerts/30327564-father-ray-kelly-at-amys-place

September 16
Greeley Nebraska
Greeley Irish Festival
http://greeleyirishfestival.com/


September 19th
Toledo Ohio
Toledo Ohio's Historic Church of St. Patrick
http://www.stpatshistoric.org/

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Fans Having a Ball Following Father Ray Kelly US Tour 2017

Fan Pictures from Facebook

Stay tuned for more from
TLC Arts & Entertainment page on Facebook,
https://www.facebook.com/TLC-Arts-Entertainment-1383459041711912/
(Thank you for sharing Donna Cassidy Salmon, Dorothy LeBlanc, Annamarie Dina on Facebook)

At the Southshore Irish Festival in Marshfield, Massachusetts, Fr Ray celebrated mass on Sunday, greeted fans and serenaded the crowds on Saturday.
Fans will follow him to the very next destination, Montpelier Vermont for another concert on September 12 at the Christ Church of Monpelier.

Here is the rest of the September schedule with links to get tickets:

September 12
Montpelier Vermont
Christ Church of Montpelier
64 State Street
Montpelier, VT, US
Tickets: https://tlcarts.yapsody.com/event/index/89336/father-ray-kelly-concert

September 14
Baltimore Maryland
Amy's Place
5517 Ritchie Hwy
Brooklyn Park, MD
Tickets: http://www.songkick.com/concerts/30327564-father-ray-kelly-at-amys-place

September 16
Greeley Nebraska
Greeley Irish Festival
http://greeleyirishfestival.com/


September 19th
Toledo Ohio
Toledo Ohio's Historic Church of St. Patrick
http://www.stpatshistoric.org/





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Sunday, September 10, 2017

What's Father Ray Kelly Up To? Singing, of Course! US Tour in Full Swing

The Adventure Continues...

Upcoming Schedule!

September 12
Montpelier Vermont
Christ Church of Montpelier
64 State Street
Montpelier, VT, US
Tickets: https://tlcarts.yapsody.com/event/index/89336/father-ray-kelly-concert

September 14
Baltimore Maryland
Amy's Place
5517 Ritchie Hwy
Brooklyn Park, MD
Tickets: http://www.songkick.com/concerts/30327564-father-ray-kelly-at-amys-place

September 16
Greeley Nebraska
Greeley Irish Festival
http://greeleyirishfestival.com/


September 19th
Toledo Ohio
Toledo Ohio's Historic Church of St. Patrick
http://www.stpatshistoric.org/


First some sight seeing


From TLC Arts & Entertainment page on Facebook,
https://www.facebook.com/TLC-Arts-Entertainment-1383459041711912/

Following Fr Ray ~
Day 1 of the September Hallelujah Tour--
Thanks for keeping up; sharing some pics from our Annisquam/Gloucester stay. And today marks the first day of the tour with the performance at South Shore Irish Festival. As usual, more to come - oh, and it also happens to be "buy a Priest a beer day"
...sláinte mhaith




Father Ray With our gracious hostess Maryann Fisher on the left, Tracey Tour Manager (center )

South Shore Irish Festival Performance

Photos courtesy super-fan Dorothy LeBlanc (from Facebook)




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Thursday, September 7, 2017

September is here finally FINALLY! Father Ray Kelly USA Tour 2017

It's Official! Father Ray is in back in US and eager to entertain you

We are delighted to (re)introduce the September leg of the USA Father Ray Kelly Tour 2017. Keep and eye on the Official Facebook Page for frequent updates, photos, videos and concert peeks. Schedule is below, on the sidebar of this blog, and on the "Concerts" tab of his Facebook Page.

Here is Fr Ray himself with a personal message for fans and friends.
Direct link to video:
https://www.facebook.com/FatherRayKelly/videos/1393476280759788/


September Schedule, Get Your Tickets!

September 9 and September 10
Marshfield, Massachusetts
South Shore Irish Festival
http://www.southshoreirishfestival.com/
Tickets Page Click here

September 12
Montpelier Vermont
Christ Church of Montpelier
64 State Street
Montpelier, VT, US
Tickets: https://tlcarts.yapsody.com/event/index/89336/father-ray-kelly-concert

September 14
Baltimore Maryland
Amy's Place
5517 Ritchie Hwy
Brooklyn Park, MD
Tickets: http://www.songkick.com/concerts/30327564-father-ray-kelly-at-amys-place

September 16
Greeley Nebraska
Greeley Irish Festival
http://greeleyirishfestival.com/


September 19th
Toledo Ohio
Toledo Ohio's Historic Church of St. Patrick
http://www.stpatshistoric.org/


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To submit news past, present or future: contact@fatherraykellynews.com
This blog is an independent web newsletter not affiliated with Father Ray Kelly or his associates. Please use the Official Facebook Page to contact Father Ray Kelly or his manager directly.