All the way from Co. Clare, Ireland, the prodigiously gifted Susan O’Neill’s soulful & husky-voiced performances are truly something to behold. Using guitar, harmonica, trumpet and a loop pedal, Susan delivers a timeless and powerful blend of the old & new. Her inspirational fusion of soulful Irish folk & her own acclaimed original material makes for an entertaining & enchanting musical experience.
Having been compared to both Adele and Florence and the Machine by Pure M, SON (Susan O Neill) from Ireland has, so early in her career, picked up many fans including U2s Bono.
She covered U2s Exit song for Hot Press magazine 30-year celebration of The Joshua Tree. Bono, on hearing her version emailed her personally ‘to the dark-eyed Susan…I love the stark rendition of Exit….your fan Bono.”
She has also supported Imelda May, Mundy, Alabama 3, Sharon Shannon, Fun Lovin Criminals, David Gray and Madness. to name a few.
Her solo performances are literally mind-blowing. The amazing range of her gritty vocal combined with her superb guitar technique, her loop pedals and trumpet, make for a truly unforgettable musical experience.
Not content with mastering a unique choice of musical instruments, SON gained a BA in Music, majoring in recording techniques and minoring in the art of performance
‘Not only is she a powerhouse vocalist, a talented musician, she also knows how to get it down onto a track when it comes to the studio. ‘(Hot Press)
Her debut album ‘Found Myself Lost’ contains some incredibly well-crafted songs and her voice sometimes soulful, sometimes brash but always beautiful, is world class. Ignore her at your peril, SON is here to stay.
Tickets - $25.00
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