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THE SHARON SHANNON BAND (Ireland) Brisbane Show
January 6, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm$51
Sharon Shannon, the button accordion player from Ireland has recorded and toured with a who’s who of the Irish and Global Music Industry, including Bono, Adam Clayton, Sinead O’Connor, Jackson Browne, John Prine, Steve Earle, The RTE Concert Orchestra, The Chieftains and The Waterboys. Sharon Shannon’s work demonstrates a groundbreaking mix of traditional Irish with reggae, country, Native American, bluegrass, cajun, rap, dance, African, French Canadian. Her career took an massive upward trajectory when in the late 80s she was asked to joined the seminal rock band The Waterboys. The genre-defying star has had multi-platinum album sales and has had several number one albums, singles and DVDs in her home country. The Sharon Shannon band is: Jim Murray – Guitar, Jack Maher – Electric Guitar & Mandolin and Sean Regan on Fiddle.
Words and image by Christine Christine Taylor.