It’ll be an all-Clare line-up onstage in the National Concert Hall in August with Ennis-born singer-songwriter Susan O’Neill (aka SON) confirmed as the support act to Sharon Shannon on the 17th of that month. Tickets (starting at €25) are on sale now.
One of our ‘Hot for 2017’ picks, SON – whose acclaimed debut album Found Myself Lost was released earlier this year – has been making serious waves in recent times. When The Joshua Tree hit its 30th anniversary in March, the exclusive hotpress.com video of her covering U2’s ‘Exit’ was praised by no less an authority than Bono himself as being “great unfucked up work on a fucked up song.”
Earlier this month, the gravelly voiced Susan – who also sings with Waterford’s Propeller Palms and King Kong Company – played a series of showcase gigs in New York. Along the way, she visited Woodstock and recorded this touching homage to Janis Joplin.
Find out more details about the concert here.
Here's SON in action covering 'Piece Of My Heart' at the iconic Woodstock venue:
One of Hot Press’ ‘Hot for 2017’ picks SON (aka Susan O’Neill) was in New York for some Propeller Palms shows this week. During an afternoon photo-shoot by the iconic Brooklyn Bridge on Friday, the Clare-born singer decided to perform an impromptu acoustic version of ‘Only Animals’, one of the stand-out tracks from her acclaimed debut solo album, Found Myself Lost.Read More