Sharon Shannon will perform at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Friday October 16.
Sharon Shannon is a former member of seminal Scots-Irish band The Waterboys. She has enjoyed considerable success as solo artist, including worldwide airplay of her hit song 'Galway Girl' from the Hilary Swank film PS I Love You.
Shannon also performed live for US President Barack Obama when he visited Ireland in the summer of 2011, making him the second US president that she has played for.
The accordionist has achieved legendary status throughout the world and has made the muchmaligned accordion ‘cool’ in her home country. She is renowned for her collaborations, not just in Irish traditional music, but through all musical genres.
Sharon Shannon has been a musical icon for more than 20 years. Her background is in traditional Irish music but she has been fearless in her musical exploration, defying genres and weaving her unique style through country, French-Canadian reggae, hip-hop, dance, and classical.
Tickets are now on sale direct from the hotel on 091 880088, price €22.50 per person, or on ticketmaster.ie
Show, Stay and Dine packages also available from €89 per person sharing. Call the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa ticket desk at 091 880088 to book.