|Fri 13th Oct|
9 pm,€ 16:50
Lisa spent a few months last year and again this year as special guest touring with The Divine Comedy throughout Europe. Last April Lisa took part in the 1916 commemorations at the National Concert Hall. She has shared the stage over the years with Martin Hayes, Paul Brady, Glen Hansard, Peggy Seeger, Kevin Rowland and many more. Lisa will headline the Old Queens Head, London in October.
Lisa O Neill is the purest music artist I have come across in a long time. She is a true Artist - totally uncompromising with an almost naive attitude to what she does, which makes for some of the purest music I've heard... Kevin Rowland, Dexys
Her third album, Pothole in the Sky, was released in 2016 on Plateau Records to critical praise.
It follows 2013s Choice Prize-nominated Same Cloth Or Not and her debut release Has An Album. All three albums are available in various formats at lisaoneill.ie/home/shop
Praise for Pothole In The Sky:
Hotpress - 9/10 Career high on magnificent 3rd album...for those that commit to the experience theres a terrible beauty hovering inside these almost unbearably honest songs.
Irish Times - Album of the Week At a time when sameness threatens to drain the world of charm and surprise, Lisa ONeill stands tall for difference, as an outlier with a mission to frame the world as she sees it and to perform it accordingly. Her voice is her own. No small achievement.
Mojo Magazine Unnervingly attractive melodies like Seven Sisters and Black Sheep conspire to create a seductively harsh beauty that feels dangerous to know.
Landless are Ruth Clinton, Meabh Meir, Sinead Lynch and Lily Power. They sing unaccompanied traditional songs from Irish, Scottish, English and American traditions in close four part harmony.
Their repertoire features songs of love, death and lamentation, as well as work songs, shape-note hymns and more recently penned folk songs. Landless have performed in a variety of settings, both in Ireland and abroad, and are closely involved with traditional singing sessions in Dublin and Belfast.