ELIZA CARTHY BAND
Tuesday 18th October 2011
Tickets priced €13.00 on sale this Friday
Describing herself simply as a “modern English musician” Eliza Carthy, at 35, is only now beginning to reach the height of her endless musical powers. During a 20 year career she has become one of the most dazzling and recognised folk musicians of a generation. Her latest album ‘Neptune’ was released earlier this year. See her play an intimate show Upstairs at Whelan’s, on Tuesday 18th October.
Eliza Carthy has had an impressive career to date with many accolades to mark her achievements. Twice-nominated for a prestigious Nationwide Mercury Music Prize with 1998’s ‘Red Rice’ and 2003’s ‘Anglicana’ Eliza is also the winner of more than five BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, and has presented awards for MOJO magazine and been invited to judge at both the Q Awards and the Ivor Novello Awards. In 2003 she became the first English traditional musician to be nominated for a BBC Radio 3 Award for World Music.
Eliza Carthy has transformed and revitalized folk music, bringing it to a whole new generation. She has worked some of the biggest names including Wilco, Billy Bragg, Paul Wellar, Jools Holland, Pete Seeger and most recently Patrick Wolf. Don’t miss her live show Upstairs at Whelan’s, tickets priced €13.00 including booking fee on sale this Friday.