Lisa O'Neill

Based: Dublin, Ireland


Lisa O’Neill grew up in Ballyhaise, County Cavan and now lives in Dublin. Heard A Long Gone Song, her first album for Rough Trade imprint River Lea is a collection of traditional material interspersed with her own. The sense of ownership Lisa imbues in these old songs, coupled with the immutability of her chosen subjects makes it hard to tell which is which. These are folk songs in the original sense of the word.

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Upcoming Bookings

Liverpool, Irish Festival 23/10/2019
London, Barbican - Swordfishtrombones Revistited 28/10/2019
Dublin, National Concert Hall - Swordfishtrombones Revisited 29/10/2019
Paris, Cite de la Musique - Swordfishtrombones Revisited 31/10/2019
Edinburgh Usher Hall (sup. Calexico / Iron & Wine) 18/11/2019
Liverpool, Philharmonic Hall (sup. Calexico / Iron & Wine) 19/11/2019
Manchester, Bridgewater Hall (sup. Calexico / Iron & Wine) 20/11/2019
Coventry, Warwick Arts Centre (sup. Calexico / Iron & Wine) 21/11/2019
London, Royal Festival Hall (sup. Calexico / Iron & Wine) 23/11/2019
Bexhill, De La Warr Pavillion (sup. Calexico / Iron & Wine) 24/11/2019
London, Union Chapel 06/02/2020