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Sharon Shannon & Friends
Tue 26 July 2016, 20:00 – 23:00 IST
Sharon Shannon the button accordion player from Co Clare, has recorded and toured with a who's who of the Irish and Global Music Industry, including Bono, Adam Clayton, Sinead O’Connor, Jackson Browne, John Prine, Steve Earle, The RTE Concert Orchestra, The Chieftains, The Waterboys, Willie Nelson, Nigel Kennedy, Alison Krauss and Shane MacGowan .
Among the many awards she has received including Hot Press and Meteor Awards. She also celebrates being the youngest ever recipient of the Meteor Lifetime Achievement Award.
She received an IBAM Award in Chicago in 2015 for her ‘unique contribution to irish Music’. Other recipients were Darina Allen and actor Liam Neeson.
Currently working on a book on her life, she is also writing material for a new album to be released in 2017. This will be her first studio album in four years although she has recorded with many artistes in the intervening years.