SHARON SHANNON with special guest

The Cedar Presents

SHARON SHANNON with special guest

Wed, November 15, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

Cedar Cultural Center - Global Roots

Minneapolis, MN

$25 Advance / $30 Day of show

This event is all ages

This is a seated show.

Tickets are available online, by phone, ​and at Depth of Field, Electric Fetus, and The Cedar during shows.

Sharon Shannon
Sharon Shannon
Sharon Shannon, the button accordion player from Co Clare, Ireland has recorded 12 albums to date, mixing traditional Irish with genres ranging from reggae, country, bluegrass, and more. The genre-defying star has had multi-platinum album sales and has had several number one albums, singles and DVDs in her home country. Her album Galway Girl went 4 times platinum in Ireland with the title track winning her the Meteor award two years running for the most downloaded song.

Sharon grew up in a rural community and was part of a family that all play musical instruments and traditional Irish music. However, her career took an massive upward trajectory when in the late 80s she was asked to joined the seminal rock band The Waterboys.Her subsequent debut album was released worldwide and was to become the biggest selling record by a traditional artist in Ireland.

Among the many awards she has received including Hot Press and Meteor Awards, She also celebrates being the youngest ever recipient of the Meteor Lifetime Achievement Award. She received an IBAM Award in Chicago in 2015 for her ‘unique contribution to Irish Music’. She co-wrote and produced an album with the High Kings in 2013. In March 2017, Sharon released her latestest studio album Sacred Earth. Produced by Justin Adams,this album mixes Irish music with African and blues and features celebrated African Musicians Abass Dodoo and Seikou Keita as well as special guests including Finbar Furey and Alyra Rose.
Venue Information:
Cedar Cultural Center - Global Roots
416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55454
http://www.thecedar.org/

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Ticket options and info

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are not always available at Depth of Field, Electric Fetus & The Cedar.

Check the top of this page under the “Buy Tickets” button for up-to-date ticket information.

  • Phone: 612-338-2674 ext 0 between 12 noon and 4pm M-F ($2 fee per ticket)
  • In person: Tickets can be purchased at The Cedar when we are open for shows. Check our calendar for show dates and door times  (no fee; cash, check, credit card). Our other ticket outlets are Depth of Field (no fee; cash or check only), and Electric Fetus (approximately $2 fee).
  • Online: (On Ticketfly, typically $2–$3 fee/ticket + $1 restoration fee) until 2 hours before door time on day of show
  • The Cedar is an all ages venue
  • Discounts: Students with ID, seniors over 65, and children under 12 may purchase tickets at a discount at the door (subject to ticket availability).
  • Access: The Cedar strives to make our facilities and programming available to as many community members as possible and will accommodate special requests to the best of our ability. To request special accommodations or seating at an upcoming Cedar show, please contact our box office at 612-338-2674 or info@thecedar.org.