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After a great night in Dublin at the National Concert Hall Karan will be back in Cork for St Patrick's night at the Opera House - details here.

There will be a couple more gigs in Ireland in April in Cork (a benefit for the Hope Foundation) and in Kill, Co. Waterford. In May Karan will be back in the US, including appearances with the Boston Pops Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston on May 27th and 28th.

 

New album Two More Hours

Karan's new album is available now

Karan's new album features guest appearances by singers Mick Flannery, Abigail Washburn and Aoife O’Donovan and was produced by Niall Vallely. This self-penned album is a first for Karan. Contemporary in tone it takes a much more personal approach to her writing and singing.

Order the CD here and download and listen to it here.

 

New North American Agency

Karan is happy to announce that she's joined the roster of Myriad Artists. Find out more at www.myriadartists.com or email bookings@myriadartists.com

 

Reviews

Another nice review of the album from Sean Smith in the Boston Irish Reporter: "...Two More Hours is adventurous, compelling and heartfelt..." Read the rest here.

This was the first review of Two More Hours from Dan Neely in The Irish Echo: "It's a beautiful and emotionally wrought album that will attract lovers of good music. With "Two More Hours," Casey breaks some intriguing creative ground. It's fascinating to hear how well her songs work in such stylistically diverse settings and impossible to deny the beauty and nuance in the work. Casey's voice and songwriting are lovely, but really what she's done here is create a lovely, highly personal album with easy appeal. Casey's fans will love it and I expect others – including those well beyond the friendly confines of the Irish music buying public – will as well." Read the whole review here.

"...a stunning and gorgeous recording that seems to capture the essence of Casey as a singer who has moved gracefully and freely through the ages and genres of music that have influenced her since she first started singing." Paul Keating in The Irish Voice

"Two More Hours is altogether a very beautiful record and even the stauncher fans of Karan’s traditionally-based work will, I’m sure, discover many delights in this deeply personal set." David Kidman in The Living Tradition


Video

Check out this video from Karan's recent performance on A Prairie Home Companion with Aoife O'Donovan and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band.

 

Here's a video of Lovely Annie from the new album. It was filmed for TG4's Geantraí Christmas Special and features Steve Cooney on electric guitar and Niall Vallely on concertina.

 

 

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Upcoming tourdates

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IRELAND

   
Sept 4th Clonmel, Co. Tipperary Raheen House Hotel, Clonmel World Music http://www.clonmelworldmusic.com/
 

 

   
 

U.S.

   
Sept 27th Dover, NH Seacoast Irish Festival http://www.seacoastirishfestival.org
Sept 28th Beacon, NY Towne Crier Cafe http://www.townecrier.com/
       
 

IRELAND

   
Oct 3rd Cork Cork School of Music, Cork Folk Festival - A Stór Mo Chroí http://www.corkfolkfestival.com/events/a-stor-mo-chroi-a-musical-gathering/
Oct 4th Tralee, Co. Kerry Siamsa Tíre - A Stór Mo Chroí http://www.siamsatire.com/event/948