Lisa O'Neill

+ Adam Beattie


Doors 7.00pm


Reserved Seating

Over 14/ Under 18 with an adult

“It matters little how people get to hear Lisa O’Neill’s music; any path to increased exposure for
an artist like this makes the world a better place… With a voice emitting the power of Eliza
Carthy, the conviction of a June Tabor and original songs that instantly sound so right, she surely
is among the best things to be found performing in the folk world today.” FRUK Danny Neill Sep
It’s a rich & rare reward indeed, for a singer, and a song writer, when you get to sing a song by
one of your own heroes, at the end of the final episode of one of the most watched television
series in the world – Lisa O’Neill – from Ballyhaise, County Cavan, Ireland, – has done just that
– when she got to sing her version, of Bob Dylan’s, All the Tired Horses – at the end of the final
episode of the final series, of Peaky Blinders.
Post war, industrial Birmingham – the Black Country; the sound is gritty and dark, the concertina
is breathy and foreboding – however, wherever a Peaky Blinder goes there is style and swagger
– through all the starkness and moodiness of the entire saga – there is pride – and as O’Neill’s
song builds – with droning intensity – as is the Peaky Blinder way – through all adversity – there
is a sense of winning, and the mood becomes triumphant.
“To have any part in this long anticipated finale of the most evocative script I have ever seen
depicted on television has done no less than reconfirm my faith in the mysteries of this creative
and elusive universe.” – Lisa O’Neill
Regular viewers of Peaky Blinders have already heard Lisa’s song ‘Blackbird’, in episode 4 of
season 6!
Lisa O'Neill has quietly built a reputation for herself on the Irish and international scenes and now
has a growing following with her unique folk sound, strong song-writing and distinctive
voice. Her debut release ‘Has an Album’ was followed in 2013 by Choice-nominated ‘Same
Cloth Or Not’. Her third album ‘Pothole in the Sky’ garnered critical acclaim and is filled with
tension and emotion, contextualising themes of love, loss, heartache and sorrow today through
referencing tales from the past with beauty, honesty and defiance. Lisa’s last release on the
Rough Trade imprint River Lea, ‘Heard A Long Gone Song’ has garnered huge acclaim both at
home and abroad. It was Choice Nominated has a 5/5 star review from the Guardian on release
and a coveted ‘Best Folk Album of 2019’ from the same publication. She was also nominated in
4 categories at the 2019 UK Folk awards and 5 categories at the 2019 Irish Folk awards, winning
one for best original folk song. In 2020 just before the world got turned upside down, Lisa
signed an album deal with Rough Trade Records and has been working on new material
throughout the pandemic. The new album - ‘All of this is chance’ - is scheduled for release in
February of 2023, with the first single due in mid November 2022.
“At a time when sameness threatens to drain the world of charm and surprise, Lisa O’Neill
stands tall for difference, as an outlier with a mission to frame the world as she sees it and to
perform it accordingly. Her voice is her own. No small achievement.” The Irish Times
“Uncompromising, stunning, soul-shaking stuff.” – The Guardian’s Folk Album of the Year
“Magnificent… about as far from safe as it’s possible to get. A special talent indeed.” 9/10 – Hot
“’Heard a long gone song is an album that is truly monumental.” – The Irish Herald
“This is as beautiful as it gets.” – The Irish Times

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Venue Details

SAT 9 DEC 2023
Militarie Gun
Mono, Glasgow20.00£16.00
Arab Strap
Glasgow Date
Saint Luke's, Glasgowdoors 7.00 pmSold Out
SUN 10 DEC 2023
Arab Strap
Edinburgh Date
Summerhall, EdinburghDoors 7.00pmSold Out
WED 13 DEC 2023
Mono, Glasgow20.00£18.00
FRI 15 DEC 2023
Kirsteen Harvey
Glad Cafe, ShawlandsDoors : 7.00pm£10.00
FRI 22 DEC 2023
CCA, GlasgowDoors : 7.00£20.00
FRI 19 JAN 2024
Arab Strap
Aberdeen Date
Lemon Tree, Aberdeendoors 7.00 pm£27.50
SAT 20 JAN 2024
Arab Strap
Dunfermline Date
PJ Molloys, DunferlimeDoors 7.00pm£27.50
SUN 21 JAN 2024
John Francis Flynn
* On sale Friday 15th September 10am*
The Caves , EdinburghDoors 7.00pm£16.00
WED 24 JAN 2024
Büşra Kayıkçı
The Queen's Hall, EdinburghDoors 7.00pm£15.00
FRI 26 JAN 2024
Wicca Phase Springs Eternal
Stereo.., Glasgow19:00£15.00
SAT 27 JAN 2024
Rum Shack, Glasgow19:00£15.00
Scottish National Whisky Festival
SWG3, Glasgow2 Sessions £45.00
Stereo.., Glasgowdoors 7.00 pm£17.50
Spocks Beard
Classic Grand Ballroom, Glasgowdoors 7.00 pm£22.50
Skating Polly
* Edinburgh Show*
The Mash House, EdinburghDoors 7.00pm£13.50
SUN 28 JAN 2024
Dorian Electra
SWG3 TV Studio, Glasgow19:00£20.00
Skating Polly
Stereo.., Glasgow19:00£13.50
THU 1 FEB 2024
Margaret Glaspy
Mono, Glasgow20.00£16.00
FRI 2 FEB 2024
Celtic Connections: Ruth Lyon
+ Eve Simpson
Glad Cafe, ShawlandsDoors : 7.00pm£12.50
Jeff Rosenstock + Shit Present
The Mash House, EdinburghDoors : 7.30pmSold Out
SAT 3 FEB 2024
Celtic Connections: Lankum
Barrowland, GlasgowDoors: 7.00pm£26.50
THU 8 FEB 2024
Voodoo Rooms - Speakeasy, EdinburghDoors 7.00pm£14.00
FRI 9 FEB 2024
Bikini Body
The Mash House, EdinburghDoors 7.00pm£12.00
Martha May & The Mondays
Rum Shack, GlasgowDoors : 7.00pm£10.00
FRI 16 FEB 2024
From The Specials: Neville Staple
Saint Luke's, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£26.00
SAT 17 FEB 2024
Savage Mansion
Rum Shack, Glasgow19:00£12.00
GZA + The Phunky Nomads Liquid Swords Live
Queen Margaret Union.., GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£30.00
We Are Not Devo
* Edinburgh Date*
Voodoo Rooms - Speakeasy, EdinburghDoors 7.00pm£17.50
SUN 18 FEB 2024
Stereo.., GlasgowDoors 19:00£15.00
Tom Clarke (The Enemy)
Saint Luke's, Glasgowdoors 7.00 pm£25.00