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Friday, February 24, 2017

Legendary Traditional Irish Folk Singer Sharon Shannon Will be Live at the Kate

OLD SAYBROOK  - Sharon Shannon, "a name synonymous with and entrenched in the culture and fabric of Irish Traditional Music," will appear at The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, known as “the Kate,” at 8 p.m. March 3, according to a release.
 
Shannon's "story and her journey with her trusted accordion have led to her being one of the world’s most highly acclaimed traditional musicians," the release said. "Her personality and the profile she has brought to traditional Irish music worldwide and how broad the range and scope of this fantastic art-form can be is well accepted and documented."
 
 
She "began her recording career in 1989, working with producer John Dunford and musicians such as Adam Clayton, Mike Scott and Steve Wickham, which led to Shannon’s joining their band, The Waterboys." 
 
Her new album “Sacred Earth” will be released on March 17
 

For more information on tickets for shows at the Kate, visit www.thekate.org
 
You can call the Kate Box Office at 877-503-1286.
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