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Critically acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan has returned with a new album At Swim. “At Swim is a triumph of Hannigan’s understated versatility, as a seemingly simple template morphs to make room for gracefully doomstruck ballads, comparatively peppy midtempo numbers, subtly glitchy and experimental sounds and a short, gorgeous swell of layered unaccompanied vocals.” – NPR
Hannigan first came to light as a somewhat mysterious figure singing harmonies alongside Damien Rice. They played together for seven years, but it wasn’t until the release of her solo debut Sea Sew in 2008 that the full spectrum of her abilities became apparent. A kaleidoscope of love songs, laments, sea shanties and glockenspiels, with a cover hand-stitched by Lisa herself, the self-released album was a runaway success, nominated for a Choice award in Ireland and a Mercury Music Prize in the UK.
Since then, on top of her acting duties, she’s contributed a haunting cover of ‘Danny Boy’ to the TV series Fargo, as well as vocals for Steve Price’s scores for Gravity (which won an Oscar) and Fury.
Sat. Feb. 18 doors 8pm/show 9pm
Tickets are $21 advance/door