Acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter Mick Flannery announces North American tour
News16 July 2018
6 April 2018 - Acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter Mick Flannery is heading to North America this summer with dates in New York, Chicago, LA and Boston.
An award winning- double platinum selling artist, Mick has released five albums to date – including two number ones and received widespread airplay. He became the first Irish musician to ever win awards at the International Songwriting Competition in Nashville, aged just 19.
Mick has collaborated with Irish songbird Lisa Hannigan and traditional artist Karen Casey. His songs have been covered by artists such as Shawn Colvin and Emmylou Harris who recorded his track 'Up On That Hill' after being introduced to his music by producer Buddy Miller. His critically acclaimed live performances have seen him sell out shows in Ireland's Olympia Theatre and Cork's Opera House, and on a regular basis playing to full houses nationwide. The Guardian describing Mick's live performances as "intense and moving...".
Mick's most recent albums were written in Berlin, a move Mick himself refers to as "self-imposed exile". His current album "I Own You" sees Mick deal with broader issues than previous work including themes of social injustice and inequality. Mick currently lives in County Clare, Ireland where he is working on his sixth studio album.
- July 3 Schubas, Chicago, IL, USA
- July 6-8 Winnipeg Folk Festival, AB, Canada
- July 10 Hotel Café, LA, CA, USA
- July 17 Mercury Lounge, New York, NY, USA
- July 19 Club Passim, Cambridge, MA, USA
Mick Flannery Socials
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