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Siobhan O’Brien @ Evening Star

Jan 9, 8:00 PM

Evening Star Cafe, 2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, Virginia 22301

Limerick (Ireland) Native Siobhán O’Brien relocated to the DC metro area in May 2016. Within 5 weeks she had secured an opening slot (for Nick Lowe) at the famed Birchmere Music Hall and had been selected as a NERFA Folk -DJ Showcase Artist by DC Radio Icon Mary Cliff. Other career highlights include being invited on stage by Bob Dylan (after an impromptu street audition earlier that day), and performing as a guest vocalist for The Chieftains at Boston Symphony Hall. Siobhán’s solo work incorporates traditions of American song including folk, blues, rock, country and some Irish traditional music. Siobhán is a fourth generation musician and is the niece of Brendan Bowyer (The Royal Showband) as well as the great granddaughter of Albert Bowyer and Olive Westwood of the Bowyer/Westwood opera Company of Blackpool, England.

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