Sharon Shannon, the button accordion player from Co Clare, 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, The Waterboys, Willie Nelson, Nigel Kennedy, Alison Krauss and Shane MacGowan .
Sharon Shannon's 12 studio recorded albums to date have all been very different and groundbreaking mixing traditional Irish with reggae, country, Native American, bluegrass, rap, dance, African, French Canadian.
Sharon Shannon has entertained US Presidents Clinton at the White House and Obama in Dublin and Irish Presidents Robinson and MacAleese on presidential visits to Poland and Australia respectively. Sharon Shannon accompanied Irish president Michael D. Higgins on his official tour of China.
Accordion-extraordinaire and part-time member of The Waterboys. Sharon's unique style reflects many musical influences including cajun, Scottish, reggae and of course traditional Irish folk.
See 3 tour dates featuring Sharon Shannon
Lighthouse (Poole Arts Centre)
- 21 Kingland Road
- BH15 1UG