MICHELLE BURKE, formerly of Irish-American trad band Cherish The Ladies, is touring Ireland next month to promote her debut solo album Pulling Threads.
The Cork born, Edinburgh based singer will play The Crane Bar, Sea Road, on Thursday June 2 at 9pm. On the night she will be joined by James Ross (piano ) and Anna Massie (guitar ), with special guest Alan Kelly (accordion ).
Pulling Threads features Michelle’s versions of Bob Dylan’s ‘I Shall Be Released’, Andy Stewart’s ‘Where Are You Tonight, I Wonder?’, and Tom Waits’ ‘Broken Bicycles’, as well as traditional songs such as ‘Molly Bawn’ and ‘I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen’.
The album also features contributions from Kris Drever, Karine Polwart, Martin Green and James Ross.