Sunday, 9th July @8pm
€30 Full Price
We are thrilled to welcome the brilliant Sharon Shannon back to Ballina to begin this year’s Salmon Festival in style. While she is known for her arrangements of traditional Irish tunes and Irish influenced compositions. Sharon has always been eager to explore new styles, and to meet and work with other musicians. She has achieved legendary status throughout the world and has made the much-maligned accordion cool in her home country.
Renowned for her collaborations, not just in Irish traditional music, but through all music genres, Hip Hop, Cajun, Country, Classical and Rap. Sharonhas recorded and toured with a who’s who of the Irish and Global Music Industry, including The Waterboys, John Prine, Steve Earle, Jackson Browne, The RT Concert Orchestra, The Chieftains, Shane McGowan, Willie Nelson, Nigel Kennedy, Kirsty MacColl, Bono, Adam Clayton, Sinéad O’Connor, Imelda May and- a list that is testament toSharon’s versatility as well as talent.