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Eilidh Patterson & Brigid O’Neill

Friday 13 October 2017
Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin

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Derry-based singer/songwriter Eilidh Patterson is an artist who carries with her a presence that soothes the soul whilst capturing the imagination of the listener.  A fingerstyle guitarist, Eilidh seamlessly blends folk, bluegrass and pop with her crystalline vocals remaining the focus throughout.  Her exquisite aptitude for live performance has seen her play 3 years in a row at the prestigious SxSW festival in Austin TX, Celtic Connections in Glasgow and Folk Alliance in Memphis TN.  She has released two albums (When The Time Comes  This Is Now) and most recently, an EP calledGrown-ups Need Lullabies Too.

“Eilidh Patterson’s voice is velvet and air. The richness of her sound and her songs is something beautiful to behold and she is definitely an artist to watch!” – Beth Nielsen Chapman

Award-winning Co. Down singer songwriter Brigid O’Neill makes her debut appearance at An Culturlann as part of an Irish tour to celebrate the release of her brand new album ‘Touchstone’.  With her unique blend of country/folk mixed with a delicious dash of jazz, she will undoubtedly also sing favourites from her critically acclaimed EP ‘Arrivals and Departures’. A regular visitor to Nashville, where she has performed at the world famous Bluebird Café, Brigid has been collaborating on exciting new material with Grammy-winning songwriters based there.  An artist continually in forward motion, reviews have been strong throughout, with Pure M Magazine, among others, describing her material as ‘adventurous and touchingly beautiful’.  Joined by top class musicians, Brigid’s beautiful voice, memorable lyrics and on-stage banter makes for a captivating live show not to be missed.

“Brigid is great songwriter with a voice that can break your heart at 30 paces.”  – Ralph McLean, BBC Radio Ulster

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