Sharon Shannon the button accordion player from Co Clare, Ireland is a multi-award-winning musician who has a legendary reputation having recorded and toured with a who’s who of the Irish and Global Music Industry, including Bono, Adam Clayton, Sinead O’Connor, Jackson Browne, John Prine, Steve Earle, The RTE Concert Orchestra, The Chieftains, The Waterboys, Willie Nelson, Nigel Kennedy, Alison Krauss and Shane MacGowan.
She is famous for bringing together a wide variety of music genres, allowing her to weave her own unique style into the fields of African, Country, Reggae, Hip-Hop, Blues, Jazz, Dance and Classical. Sharon is one of Ireland’s best-known musicians, a former member of the Scottish-Irish band The Waterboys and a gifted solo artist.
Supporting Sharon and her band on this tour is the prodigiously gifted Susan O’Neill (aka SON), also from Co Clare. Having been compared to both Adele and Florence and the Machine, SON’s soulful and husky-voiced performances are truly something to behold. The amazing range of her gritty vocal combined with her superb guitar technique, her loop pedals and trumpet, make for a truly unforgettable musical experience.
Susan delivers a timeless and powerful blend of the old and new. Her inspirational fusion of soulful Irish folk and her own acclaimed original material makes for an entertaining and enchanting musical experience.
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