Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Sharon Shannon heads for Saltburn
Legendary Irish musician Sharon Shannon is heading to Saltburn! The gig at the Community Theatre, on Saturday, 24th November, will see Sharon’s four piece band play hits from her extensive back catalogue, and as well there’ll be new songs from her album Flying Circus.
Best known for the Steve Earle track Galway Girl, Sharon has recorded and toured with an impressive who’s who of Irish and global musicians including Bono, Adam Clayton, Sinead O’Connor, Imelda May, Willie Nelson, Jackson Browne, John Prine, Steve Earle, Mark Knopfler, Alison Krauss and Shane MacGowan.
The multi award winning, platinum selling accordionist is renowned for her collaborations, not just in Irish traditional music, but through all musical genres - Hip-Hop, Cajun, Country, Classical and Rap.
She has played for US Presidents Clinton and Obama, been awarded a lifetime achievement award and had multi-platinum album sales including several number one albums and singles in Ireland.
Support comes from hotly tipped Canadian Andrew James O’Brien.
Tickets are £15.00 from Saltburn Health Food Shop or online at www.saltburnarts.co.uk