Sharon Shannon - Now and Then Tour

Sharon Shannon - Now and Then Tour

Saturday, 13 April 2024, 8.00pm

In June 1989 Sharon was rehearsing and demoing tracks for her first album when she was whisked away to Glastonbury festival with The Waterboys.

In the 30 years that has elapsed since then, Sharon has recorded 10 studio albums; 5 Live albums , 4 Best of compilations and 3 live Concert DVDs.

She has received many awards including being the youngest ever recipient of the Meteor Lifetime Achievement Awards in 2009. She has collaborated, recorded and toured with everyone from Willie Nelson, Bono, Shane Mc Gowan and John Prine to Nigel Kennedy and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Her many hit records include The Galway Girl with Steve Earle, Christmas Time Again with Wallis Bird and Go Tell the Devil with Imelda May.

In August 2021 Fáilte Ireland and TG4 joined forces with Sharon on a new travel and music programme Heartlands. The four-week series featured Sharon and her niece Caoilinn Ní Dhonnabháin showcasing the Shannon River region across Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands while catching up with a host of musical friends, such as Liam Ó Maonlaí (Hothouse Flowers), Steve Wickham (The Waterboys), Eleanor Shanley, Nathan Carter, The Henshaws, Seamus Begley, Mundy, Gerry ‘Banjo’ O’Connor and Susan O’Neill.

In 2023 Sharon now releases a new compilation album Now and Then to celebrate 30 years at the forefront of Irish music.

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