Karan Casey – Irish Tour 2023 with Niamh Dunne & Seán Óg Graham
Singing songs charged with a sense of social responsibility in a career spanning over 25 years, Karan Casey has released 11 albums to date. Touring extensively throughout North America, Europe and Japan, she has also collaborated with such diverse musicians as James Taylor, Bela Fleck, Boston Pops Orchestra, Liam Clancy, Maura O’Connell, The Chieftains, The Dubliners, Peggy Seeger, Karen Matheson and Tim O’Brien.
In 2018 Karan helped to found Fair Plé which is an organization aimed at achieving fairness and gender balance for female performers in Irish traditional and folk music.
Hieroglyphs That Tell the Tale was released on the Vertical Records Label in 2018 and her song “Down in the Glen” was nominated for Best Original Folk Song at the RTE Folk Awards. She completed a PhD in music in 2019. Karan’s new show I Walked into My Head, directed by Sophie Motley, was premiered at the Kilkenny Arts Festival in 2021.
Karan is currently working on a stage show about women in the Irish revolutionary period to be produced at the Everyman Theatre in Cork in 2023.
Karan’s new album “Nine Apples of Gold” was released in February 2023.