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Lisa O'Neill

+ Seamus Fogarty

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With musical cameos on the cult TV series Peaky Blinders, Irish singer-songwriter Lisa O’Neill has received international recognition as one of the finest contemporary talents in the folk world today.

Lisa O'Neill has quietly built a reputation for herself on the international stage with her unique folk sound, strong songwriting and distinctive voice. Her debut release Has an Album was followed in 2013 by Choice-nominated Same Cloth Or Not. Her third album Pothole in the Sky garnered critical acclaim for its tension, emotion and ability to draw from tales of the past with beauty, honesty and defiance.

Her work has received 5-star acclaim from the Guardian, winning its coveted ‘Best Folk Album of 2019’. Nominated in 4 categories at the 2019 UK Folk awards, and 5 categories at the 2019 Irish Folk awards, she walked away winning 'Best Original Folk Song'. In 2020, Lisa signed an album deal with Rough Trade Records. 

Lisa O'Neill performs a cross-section of her songs, old and new. Opening the show is Irish singer-songwriter, Seamus Fogarty.

Tagged with: Contemporary music

Stage Times:

7.30 - 8.10pm   Seamus Fogarty           

8.10 - 8.30pm  Interval                                                           

8.30 - 10.05pm   Lisa O’Neill      

Stage times are approximate and subject to change.

Produced by the Barbican


‘Uncompromising, stunning, soul-shaking stuff.‘
The Guardian’s Folk Album of the Year

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Lisa O'Neill

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Following her 2018 traditional collection Heard a Long Song Gone, The Wren in 2019 and an adaptation of Bob Dylan’s ‘All the Tired Horses’ for the final scene of TV drama Peaky Blinders, Lisa O’Neill’s latest album is entitled All of This Is Chance.

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