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SARAH McQUAID presents


+ guests

Sarah is thrilled to be launching her new album “The Plum Tree and the Rose”

“A great songwriter and traditional singer, and a wonderful guitarist.” — Mike Harding, BBC Radio 2, UK

“We’ve never had a guest artist more thoughtful than you.” — Greg & Cathy, Frogstop House Concerts, San Marcos, CA, USA

“Brilliant musicianship, a warm and welcoming stage presence and a voice as rich, matured and knowing as the finest thrice-distilled Irish malt whiskey.” — Geoff Wallis, fRoots, UK

“Sparkling guitar and compelling alto voice … reminiscent of Pentangle’s best efforts … a gentle and magical recording that I will return to time and again.” — Tom Druckenmiller, Sing Out!, USA

“Likely to make the hairs stand up on the back of your neck.” — Aled Jones, BBC Radio 2, UK

“Folk music as it should be sung — warm, gentle and real.” — Alf McCarthy, Late Date, RTE Radio 1, Ireland

“An unreserved thumbs-up. Captivating performance, great songs, playing and singing. Sarah was also totally professional, charming and low maintenance. What more could you ask for?” — Gerry Evans,

TwickFolk, London, UK

“She sings with so much beauty – and with utmost respect for the folklore behind each song and ballad.” — Gene Shay, WXPN, Philadelphia, USA

“A must for everyone who loves a CD you can put on again and again, and never tire of it.” — Roz Larman, FolkScene, Los Angeles, USA

“Pure magic!! We are running our folkclub for 16 years now but I never experienced such a thrilling interaction between artist and audience.” — Piet Snellen, De Fookhook, Netherlands


€13 available online from WAV Tickets [Lo-Call 1890 200 078] (50c per ticket service charge applies on phone or creditcard bookings) or €10 from



Whelan’s Indie Club w/ Late Bar from 10:30pm or check out the bands playing The Midnight Hour in the upstairs venue (FREE ENTRY, 12am).