£25 | £23 concs
120 minutes
Great Hall
Sat 18 Mar 2023, 8.00pm

Music

Cara Dillon

£25 | £23 concs
120 minutes
Great Hall
Sat 18 Mar 2023, 8.00pm

Gorgeous homesick blues… Dillon’s charm lies in both her crystalline, melodic voice and the unusual fluency she brings to antique material

The Observer

Cara Dillon occupies an enviable position at the very top of her genre. This extraordinary Irish singer has been captivating audiences and achieving exceptional acclaim for over 20 years. She has (according to Mojo magazine) “Quite possibly the world’s most beautiful female voice”.

Alongside a selection of favourites from her previous releases, Cara will be performing material from her album “Wanderer” which is a collection of beautiful and moving songs recorded in an intimate setting with her husband and musical partner Sam Lakeman. Every note and word sung with a passion and confidence earned through a life of experience singing traditional songs. Legions of fans will attest to their impassioned performances with Cara’s warm and natural stage presence something to savour.

Known for being both an original artist and one of the finest exponents of traditional Irish song throughout the world, Cara has successfully steered an eclectic musical path defying the typical pigeonholes that hinder most artists in her genre. In doing so she has earned both commercial success and critical acclaim