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Ciara Sidine
July 07, 2012
Time: 8pm

An intimate acoustic night of roots/Americana folk music from the Irish singer-songwriter’s acclaimed debut album Shadow Road Shining, including unreleased new material.

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Ciara Sidine’s debut album Shadow Road Shining was released to critical acclaim in 2011 and since then she has appeared on ‘Other Voices’, gained runner up in the RTE/RAAP Breakthrough bursary and toured in Ireland and Europe. Described as ‘Americana with an unmistakeably Celtic feel to its poetic lyrics and confident vocals’ (UNCUT), her original songs and voice have garnered comparisons to Emmylou Harris, Maria McKee and Gillian Welch.

Ciara’s is also known in the publishing world as one of Ireland’s foremost literary editors and writer Joseph O’Connor says of her music, ‘Ciara Sidine has one of those voices that fills the heart with light and hope – a rare and precious gift – and the power with which she shares it in the live situation is unforgettable.’

Recently returned from their Dutch tour, Ciara will be performing an intimate acoustic show with guitarist and producer Conor Brady.

Shadow Road Shining, available on iTunes
‘Exquisitely beautiful . . . recommended from the highest heights’ Hot Press

‘A remarkably assured piece of work’ Daily Telegraph

‘A finely rounded, richly produced album of Americana . . . vocals and lyrics so distilled they reveal fresh new angles with each repeated exposure’ Irish Times