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Shane McDonald Musician, Keyboards, Musical Director – My Past Musical Performances

My Musical Performances

As a Musician, I have played at many different venues and in many different styles. This is a list of my musical performances to date with venues, audiences, gigs, and dates included. Most of them are on keyboards but I do play rhythm guitar also. If you want to see a more complete timeline which includes my Queen site please visit My Music Timeline on that page, (there’s an impressive graphical timeline of my career as a Musician on that page).


Current Work

March 2023: I performed at Park City, around 8,100 into the mountains near Park City, Utah at the Chateaux at Deer Valley, a beautiful property and ski-lodge type hotel. Next up after this are some dates in Missouri, Connecticut and possibly a gig in Las Vegas.

January 2023:Perfomed the first show of “Freddie: Songs of a Legend” at the Hard Rock Café in Tampa, Florida.

November 2022:Started Writing a new 3-man show about Freddie Mercury and his Music.

October 2022:Headlined at the Greynolds Park Love-In Festival, Miami, Florida.

September 2022:Headlined at the Murphy Maize Days Festival, Dallas, Texas.

June 2022: Performed at the Liberty PAC, Liberty, Missouri.

March 2022: Performed at the Cox Center for Performing Arts, St. George, Utah.

October 2020: I have been asked to join the US-based Queen Tribute band ‘Celebrating Queen‘  and hopefully we will have some festivals, concerts and tour dates in Europe in 2022. I am the Celebrating Queen Keyboardist and Musical Director We are currently working on our set list and our stage production for concerts which should take place in early 2022. I’m hoping to visit Las Vegas in January 2022 for band rehearsals and a few shows, and after that, it’s onwards and upwards. Stay tuned for updates!

February 2019: I am keyboardist with a South-East band called Custom 160 ; a Classic Rock Band.This local rock band is a Classic Rock covers band performing the hits of Queen, Led Zeppelin, Tom Petty, Prince, and many more… Watch this space for news of our local gigs!


Spraoi Winter Wonderland

Wise Park,
December 2018,


Rock of Ages (Musical)

Garter Lane Venue,
April 2016, (4-night run + press 2 x dress rehearsal)
Keyboards (Stage Band – LINK)


Pilton Pop-up Orchestra – Glastonbury Festival 2015

Greenpeace Stage (11:30am) & Lost Horizons Stage (2pm),
Glastonbury Festival, June 2015


Harlem Gospel Choir (Accompanied in Finale)

The Forum, Waterford
November 21st, 2007 – LINK


Cathedral Youth Choir

From 1992 to 2015 I was keyboardist at the Cathedral Waterford




Shane McDonald Musician, Keyboards, Guitar and sometimes vocalist 🙂