The Riverbank Arts Centre is continuing to bring you the cream of
culture and entertainment in one show.
Eleanor McEvoy is one of the best known
artists to come out of Ireland in the last decade. Not only is she
recognised as one of the leading singer songwriters of her generation
but also as a fine and much respected multi-instrumentalist.
From her early career honed and developed in Ireland Eleanor has gone
on to become an artist and performer known throughout the world for
her stunning live performances. As a result of what one music critic
described as “Ms McEvoy's flawless performances” the
lady has now built a loyal and devoted fan base throughout the UK,
USA, Australia, Asia and Europe.
Her song writing and critically acclaimed canon of work spans five
albums, several singles and appearances on numerous compilation albums
one of which ( A Woman's Heart , A Decade
On ) has just won compilation album of the year from Irish
Eleanor McEvoy songs have been performed
by a legion of artists, translated into other languages, used in film
and performed by artists as diverse as Emmylou Harris and Curved Air's
Sonja Kristina. Her co-writing song credits have seen her published
with fellow writers and performers such as Rodney Crowell, Lloyd Cole,
Brad Parker and Henry Priestman.
Ms McEvoy has just followed up her award winning album Yola with
the re-release of her first album the eponymous Eleanor McEvoy .
The re-mastered album appears under the working title “Special
In its new guise it is presented with an additional four tracks Et
C'est Bien, Wilderness, Cats Eyes and Corazon de Mujer.
Autumn 2003 saw Eleanor putting the finishing touches to her brand
new studio album scheduled for release in the early part of 2004. As
a natural progression from this recording Eleanor will be touring from
"Ms. McEvoy the Irish songwriter who performed at Tramps has the
skills of a first-rate songwriter, she sings with a voice that is
forthright and welcoming, from a breathy low register up to a clear
mezzo-soprano." Jon Pareles. New York Times
"Watching Eleanor McEvoy play to a full house, one had the feeling
all were in on the start of something...good. Very good! Deservingly,
McEvoy was called back for two encores" Hollywood
"McEvoy's musical proficiency extends to her vocals intense and
captivating, she is capable of rendering peaks and valleys,-----
picking up a guitar she began seducing the crowd with "Finding
Myself Lost Again" she
swiftly slid over to keyboards for a dizzying duo "For You" and "It's
Not Quite Love". Then handling a violin with fluid virtuosity,
McEvoy kicked into "Leave Her Now", again winning a rapturous
response." Hot Press
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