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Mick Flannery + Susan O’Neill
July 20 7:00 pm PDT
Doors Open: 6:30 pm$15
Ireland’s Mick Flannery and Susan O’Neill released their critically acclaimed debut duet album in September 2021. ‘In The Game’ hit the No.2 spot in the Official Irish Album Chart after a closely fought battle for the top spot with Drake, the pair knocked Metallica out of the No.2 spot and charted ahead of Kanye West’s Donda and Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Sour’. The record stayed in or close to the Top 20 for several weeks post release, and finished up the biggest selling non-major label record in Ireland for 2021.
Selling out a full European and Irish tour, The pair also supported the record on an extensive U.S. tour, where Mick and Susan were personally invited by Phoebe Bridgers as her special guests when she played the Mann Centre in Philadelphia to a 7,000 person strong audience. Phoebe and Mick have been mutual fans for a while and both Mick and Susan were delighted to join Phoebe’s tour. Describing her feelings for their new record Phoebe simply said, ‘I love this F****** record’. The sentiment is shared across the board with American Songwriter calling it ‘A sorrowful masterpiece’, Clash Magazine calling it ‘Superb’ and The Sunday Times describing it as a ‘Seductive, beautifully crafted album’
‘In The Game’ is currently nominated for the Choice Music Prize, it was also nominated for various RTÉ Radio 1 folk awards including ‘Album of the year’. ‘Chain Reaction’ one of the lead singles won ‘Best Original song’ (‘Baby Talk’ won this same award in 2020) and Susan was also nominated for ‘Best Female Folk Artist’ at this year’s ceremony.
‘In The Game’ was written and recorded over the summer of 2020 during lockdown between Cork, Ireland, and Los Angeles. The album was produced virtually by LA based, Australian producer Tony Buchen (Courtney Barnett, Smashing Pumpkins, Tim Finn) and features musicians from both Ireland and America including Death Cab for Cutie’s Zac Rae on Wurlitzer duties.
Mick has announced his biggest headline Irish date this summer at Iveagh Gardens on July 7th, 2022.
ABOUT MICK FLANNERY
To date, Mick Flannery has released six studio albums, three of which reached No. 1 status in Ireland. His last offering in 2019 was widely lauded as his finest to date: ‘Mick Flannery has a voice for the ages, a complete Master of his craft’ cited by Clash Magazine, whilst The Sunday Times said he “conjures up exquisite story-telling’.
ABOUT SUSAN O’NEILL
Having wowed huge festival stages over the past few years, moonlighting with Irish dance band ‘King King Company’ and accompanying the queen of traditional music Sharon Shannon on her international tours, Susan has spent the last few years honing her craft as a solo performer. A songwriter of hidden depths, with a timeless voice that is equal parts balm and blowtorch, she is audacity personified, a free spirit; a real performer. As of now she is Ireland’s best kept secret, however with the release of ‘In The Game’ that is guaranteed to change.
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