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Lisa O’Neill Irish Tour Dates after Peaky Blinders Success

Sep 21, 2022

Over the years Lisa O’Neill has quietly built a reputation for herself on the Irish and international scenes and now has a growing following with her unique folk sound, strong songwriting and distinctive voice. She has released 4 albums to date and Lisa’s last release on the Rough Trade imprint River Lea, ‘Heard A Long Gone Song’ has garnered huge acclaim both at home and abroad. It received a 5/5 star review from The Guardian on release and a coveted ‘Best Folk Album of 2019’ from the same publication. She was also nominated in 4 categories at the 2019 UK Folk awards and 5 categories at the 2019 Irish Folk awards, winning one for best original folk song.

It was a rich and rare reward indeed, for the singer songwriter, when she was asked to sing a song by one of her own heroes, at the end of the final episode of the what was one of the most watched television series, in the world. At approx. 10.20PM, on Sunday April 3rd, she got to sing her version, of Bob Dylan’s, All the Tired Horses – (Portrait / 1970) – at the end of the final episode of the final series, of Peaky Blinders.
 
 

“We recorded this version of ‘All the tired horses’ in an old horse stables in Cabinteely, South Dublin over the space of two days.  We recorded by constant candlelight as a dear friend was dying at the time. This all contributed to the energy and the charge of the final track. That friend has since passed.  

I wish to dedicate this song to Mick O’Grady –  The Long Distance Kid – 1943 – 2022” 

Lisa will be announcing the release of a new album soon, but in the meantime she is preparing for a November Tour of Ireland.

Lisa will be joined by support acts *Kú, +Brian Leach & ^The Silken Same. Tickets are on sale now. Click here for ticket links.

2/11 Belfast – Empire Music Hall*
3/11 Dundalk – Spirit Store*
4/11 Derry – Sandinos*
9/11 Kilkenny – Cleeres*
10/11 Cork – Coughlans+
11/11 Cork – Coughlans+
13/11 Clonakilty – DeBarras+
16/11 Limerick – Dolans^
17/11 Galway – Roisin Dubh^
19/11 Listowel, Kerry – St John’s Theatre
27/11 Sligo – Hawk’s Well Theatre^

For further details please visit:https://lisaoneill.ie/home/

 

 

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