Sharon Shannon is due to appear at Ó Riada’s Bar and Restaurant in Ballymacelligott on Friday night, February 24th from 8pm.
Tickets for the show are only €20 each and many have been bought as presents over the past couple of weeks.
This is the third visit by the Co. Clare born musical genius to the Ballymac venue at this time of the year and her two previous gigs were sell-out affairs.
She will be accompanied on this occasion again by the also musically gifted Alan Connor.
Show Opened By Proinsias O’Sullivan
The Shannon show will be preceded by talented Castleisland singer/songwriter, Proinsias O’Sullivan who will be singing some of his own work and covers of songs by well known Irish singers.
Prionsias is awaiting his new CD to roll off the presses during the week and is also looking forward to St. Patrick’s Day and weekend tour to Germany – where bookings in different venues there has already passed the half dozen mark and rising.
Typical Shannon Biography
A typical Sharon Shannon biography mentions her almost world-wide fame, her eternal glow and smile and her musical giftedness.
She has performed live for President Obama when he visited Ireland in the summer of 2011 — making him the second US President that she has played for.
Performed for Presidents
At various times, Sharon has collaborated, toured and recorded with Bono and Adam Clayton from U2; Steve Earle, Jackson Browne, Nigel Kennedy, Willie Nelson, John Prine, and Christy Moore. She has performed for US Presidents Clinton and Obama, entertained Irish Presidents, Robinson and McAleese, and most recently Michael D. Higgins.
You can see her live in the intimate settings of Ó Riada’s on February 24th. Tickets are on sale now at €20 each and they can be booked by ringing: 087 20 64 119
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