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Sharon Shannon Band

Sharon Shannon has music at her fingertips…literally! This accordionist from Ireland who has achieved legendary status throughout the world, multi-platinum album sales and numerous international awards, is responsible for making the accordion cool.

This genre-defying star is renowned for her collaborations not just in Irish traditional music, but across multiple musical styles; hip hop, cajun, country, classical and rap. Sharon has recorded and toured with a ‘who’s who’ of both the Irish and global music industry, including Bono, Sinead O’Connor, The Chieftains, The Waterboys, Willie Nelson, Nigel Kennedy, Alison Krauss, Steve Earle and Shane MacGowan – a list that is testament to Sharon’s versatility, as well as her astounding talent.

Shannon extracted a gorgeous tone from her little button accordion…Spreading joy with every note.
Sydney Morning Herald

 

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TICKETS

Full $40
Concession $35

DURATION

1 hour

ORIGIN

Ireland

IRELAND

DATES

Hobart

Spiegeltent

WHEELCHAIR
Fri 6 Mar 2015, 6pm

Sharon Shannon has music at her fingertips…literally! This accordionist from Ireland who has achieved legendary status throughout the world, multi-platinum album sales and numerous international awards, is responsible for making the accordion cool.

This genre-defying star is renowned for her collaborations not just in Irish traditional music, but across multiple musical styles; hip hop, cajun, country, classical and rap. Sharon has recorded and toured with a ‘who’s who’ of both the Irish and global music industry, including Bono, Sinead O’Connor, The Chieftains, The Waterboys, Willie Nelson, Nigel Kennedy, Alison Krauss, Steve Earle and Shane MacGowan – a list that is testament to Sharon’s versatility, as well as her astounding talent.

Shannon extracted a gorgeous tone from her little button accordion…Spreading joy with every note.
Sydney Morning Herald

 

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