Sharon Shannon makes a welcome return to Riverbank Arts Centre having wowed audiences with her nimble accordion playing skills previously. Shannon 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, The RTE Concert Orchestra, The Chieftains, The Waterboys, Willie Nelson, Nigel Kennedy, Alison Krauss, and Shane MacGowan .
Her 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.
In March 2017, Sharon released her 10th studio album Sacred Earth. A ground breaking album once again from Sharon. Produced by Justin Adams, this album mixes Irish music with African and blues and features celebrated African Musicians Abass Dodoo and Seikou Keita as well as special guests including Finbar Furey and Alyra Rose.