Iarla O'Lionaird

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Iarla O'Lionaird is one of the most exciting and innovative singers in contemporary music today. His new solo album Foxlight will be released in the U.S. on February 12th, 2013. Well-known as the ethereal voice of Afro Celt Sound System and master of traditional Irish sean nos Gaelic singing, O'Lionaird has recorded an impassioned and sublime set of songs that shimmers with versatility.

"I have loved Iarla O'Lionaird's voice for many years, and this latest record is the perfect backdrop against which to set his extraordinary voice. Iarla and his main collaborator, Leo Abrahams, have used ... Read more

Iarla O'Lionaird is one of the most exciting and innovative singers in contemporary music today. His new solo album Foxlight will be released in the U.S. on February 12th, 2013. Well-known as the ethereal voice of Afro Celt Sound System and master of traditional Irish sean nos Gaelic singing, O'Lionaird has recorded an impassioned and sublime set of songs that shimmers with versatility.

"I have loved Iarla O'Lionaird's voice for many years, and this latest record is the perfect backdrop against which to set his extraordinary voice. Iarla and his main collaborator, Leo Abrahams, have used sparse and subtle arrangements and created a work of simple and satisfying beauty". - Peter Gabriel

Produced by Leo Abrahams (David Bynre, Brian Eno), the album features Jon Hopkins, Leafcutter John, Geese, Caoimhin O Raghallaigh, Sara Marielle Gaup of Adjagas, Neill McColl and more.

Touring with Masters of Tradition in March 2014:

March 21 Fri: Pennsylvania: Lewisburg, Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Bucknell University www.bucknell.edu/arts-and-performance/the-weis-center/

March 22 Sat: Connecticut: Hartford, Lincoln Theatre, University of Hartford www.wwuh.org/index.php?q=concerts

March 23 Sun: New York: New York City, Irish Arts Center www.irishartscenter.org Special event with exclusive pricing. An opportunity to see the show in a 99 seat theater!

March 25 Tues: New York: Albany, The Egg http://www.theegg.org/event/masters-tradition

March 27 Thurs: Maryland: Silver Spring, Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center, www.montgomerycollege.edu/culturalartscenter

March 28 Fri: Massachusetts: Somerville, Somerville Theatre, produced by World Music/CRASH Arts, www.worldmusic.org/concerts_eventlist.php

March 30 Sun: California: Los Angeles, Royce Hall, Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, Family performance 2pm, Public Performance 7:30pm www.ticketmaster.com/venueartist/90201/1890242

April 2 Wed: Colorado: Durango, Community Concert Hall, Fort Lewis College, www.durangoconcerts.com/TicketInfo.aspx

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Iarla O'Lionaird is one of the most exciting and innovative singers in contemporary music today. His new solo album Foxlight will be released in the U.S. on February 12th, 2013. Well-known as the ethereal voice of Afro Celt Sound System and master of traditional Irish sean nos Gaelic singing, O'Lionaird has recorded an impassioned and sublime set of songs that shimmers with versatility.

"I have loved Iarla O'Lionaird's voice for many years, and this latest record is the perfect backdrop against which to set his extraordinary voice. Iarla and his main collaborator, Leo Abrahams, have used sparse and subtle arrangements and created a work of simple and satisfying beauty". - Peter Gabriel

Produced by Leo Abrahams (David Bynre, Brian Eno), the album features Jon Hopkins, Leafcutter John, Geese, Caoimhin O Raghallaigh, Sara Marielle Gaup of Adjagas, Neill McColl and more.

Touring with Masters of Tradition in March 2014:

March 21 Fri: Pennsylvania: Lewisburg, Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Bucknell University www.bucknell.edu/arts-and-performance/the-weis-center/

March 22 Sat: Connecticut: Hartford, Lincoln Theatre, University of Hartford www.wwuh.org/index.php?q=concerts

March 23 Sun: New York: New York City, Irish Arts Center www.irishartscenter.org Special event with exclusive pricing. An opportunity to see the show in a 99 seat theater!

March 25 Tues: New York: Albany, The Egg http://www.theegg.org/event/masters-tradition

March 27 Thurs: Maryland: Silver Spring, Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center, www.montgomerycollege.edu/culturalartscenter

March 28 Fri: Massachusetts: Somerville, Somerville Theatre, produced by World Music/CRASH Arts, www.worldmusic.org/concerts_eventlist.php

March 30 Sun: California: Los Angeles, Royce Hall, Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, Family performance 2pm, Public Performance 7:30pm www.ticketmaster.com/venueartist/90201/1890242

April 2 Wed: Colorado: Durango, Community Concert Hall, Fort Lewis College, www.durangoconcerts.com/TicketInfo.aspx

This biography was provided by the artist or their representative.

Iarla O'Lionaird is one of the most exciting and innovative singers in contemporary music today. His new solo album Foxlight will be released in the U.S. on February 12th, 2013. Well-known as the ethereal voice of Afro Celt Sound System and master of traditional Irish sean nos Gaelic singing, O'Lionaird has recorded an impassioned and sublime set of songs that shimmers with versatility.

"I have loved Iarla O'Lionaird's voice for many years, and this latest record is the perfect backdrop against which to set his extraordinary voice. Iarla and his main collaborator, Leo Abrahams, have used sparse and subtle arrangements and created a work of simple and satisfying beauty". - Peter Gabriel

Produced by Leo Abrahams (David Bynre, Brian Eno), the album features Jon Hopkins, Leafcutter John, Geese, Caoimhin O Raghallaigh, Sara Marielle Gaup of Adjagas, Neill McColl and more.

Touring with Masters of Tradition in March 2014:

March 21 Fri: Pennsylvania: Lewisburg, Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Bucknell University www.bucknell.edu/arts-and-performance/the-weis-center/

March 22 Sat: Connecticut: Hartford, Lincoln Theatre, University of Hartford www.wwuh.org/index.php?q=concerts

March 23 Sun: New York: New York City, Irish Arts Center www.irishartscenter.org Special event with exclusive pricing. An opportunity to see the show in a 99 seat theater!

March 25 Tues: New York: Albany, The Egg http://www.theegg.org/event/masters-tradition

March 27 Thurs: Maryland: Silver Spring, Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center, www.montgomerycollege.edu/culturalartscenter

March 28 Fri: Massachusetts: Somerville, Somerville Theatre, produced by World Music/CRASH Arts, www.worldmusic.org/concerts_eventlist.php

March 30 Sun: California: Los Angeles, Royce Hall, Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, Family performance 2pm, Public Performance 7:30pm www.ticketmaster.com/venueartist/90201/1890242

April 2 Wed: Colorado: Durango, Community Concert Hall, Fort Lewis College, www.durangoconcerts.com/TicketInfo.aspx

This biography was provided by the artist or their representative.

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