Sharon Shannon and Susan O’Neill: A Special Evening of Music

Ainslie + Gorman Arts Centres, Seamus Finneran and the National Folk Festival Present – Sharon Shannon Band + Susan O’Neill – (SON)

Thursday 28th February
7pm – 10pm
Ainslie Arts Centre

Sharon Shannon
Multi award-winning accordionist Sharon Shannon has a legendary reputation. She is famous for bringing together a wide variety of musical 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.
Sharon has worked with many celebrities from the world of music, including world stars such as Bono and Adam of U2, Steve Earle, Jackson Browne and Nigel Kennedy.

Susan O’Neill
Also from Co. Clare, Ireland, the prodigiously gifted Susan O’Neill’s soulful & husky-voiced performances are truly something to behold. Using guitar, harmonica, trumpet and a loop pedal, Susan delivers a timeless and powerful blend of the old & new. Her inspirational fusion of soulful Irish folk & her own acclaimed original material makes for an entertaining & enchanting musical experience.