Eleanor McEvoy with Mark Whitaker & Eva Walsh
Eleanor McEvoy achieved star status in Ireland in 1992 when her song "A Woman's Heart" inspired the title for, and appeared on, the A Woman's Heart anthology album. A Woman's Heart has since gone on to become the best-selling album in Irish history. Its 20th anniversary in 2012 saw nine sold-out "Woman's Heart" shows at the Olympia Theatre.
As of one of Ireland's most popular songwriters, Eleanor is known throughout the world. Her critically acclaimed canon of work spans eleven albums, forty singles, and appearances on numerous compilation albums. She is today recognized as Ireland's most successful female singer-songwriter.In 1995, Eleanor entertained an audience of 80,000 for former US President Bill Clinton's historic visit to Ireland, and in March of 2013 played for Irish President Michael D. Higgins at a reception for International Women's Day.
Her latest album If You Leave was released in March 2013. Described by MOJO magazine as "an album with the guileless sense of adventure of a more innocent era," the theme of the album is "departure" in all its forms. Since March Eleanor has been touring to promote the album in Ireland, the UK, Australia and the US.
Mark Whitaker & Eva Walsh will be opening for Eleanor:
Mark Whitaker is a banjo-wielding singer/songwriter from Boston, MA. Mark's music draws from a range of influences including folk, blues, pop, and bluegrass. With rich vocals and thoughtful lyrics, Mark's songs offer a fresh and introspective take on everyday emotions, as well as heavier subjects like crisis, heartbreak, heartburn, and heart repair.
Eva Walsh is a fun-loving folk-pop singer, fiddler and ukulele player from Boston who delivers a heartfelt performance of catchy original songs and smiles. Her new debut album "Storybook" is the product of her dazzling explorations of music and tells the stories of the heart with undeniably sweet sincerity.
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