Mary Coughlan

Sunday 17th January 2021
Date: Sunday 17th January Ticket Prices: £30.00 - £47.50 Book Your Tickets
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Sunday 17th January 2021

Doors open time

First House
12:00

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£30.00 - £47.50

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Mary Coughlan presents music from her latest album ‘Life Stories’.

 

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Blues Blues.co.uk “Life Stories is storytelling at its best and she makes you believe that you are listening to her life stories”.

Musicriot.com 5/5*****““Life Stories” is one of the best albums I’ve heard this year. It’s a journey from pessimism to optimism with occasional flashbacks and doesn’t ignore the fact that even the most horrific journeys can have their humorous twists and turns. It’s a fine set of musicians creating settings that make these twelve diamonds sparkle.

Velvet Thunder “To hear her sing is truly to be at the core of the human heart”.

Blues in Britain “The whole album could easily be the soundtrack to a biopic.. a life story indeed”

 

Mary Coughlan is one of Ireland’s greatest female jazz and blues singers, a true artist who has carved out a highly regarded career and a legion of devoted fans worldwide.
 
Described as “Ireland’s Billie Holiday’" Mary has overcome childhood trauma, alcoholism & drug addiction to become a musical force like no other. “Her life story gives weight to the truth that the best singers are the ones with the most painful lives” (The Guardian).
 
Her seminal first album Tired and Emotional rocketed her to overnight fame in 1985, and fifteen albums later, her ability to deeply connect with both the song & her audience remains undiminished, a testament to her inner strength and to the power of transformation & redemption.
Mary live is in a league of her own, her glorious husky voice pulling every ounce of emotion from the music. As the Observer rightly said, “Mary Coughlan’s talent is awesome” Resonant with the grief of Billie Holiday, the soul of Van Morrison and the defiance of Edith Piaf, to hear Mary sing is to be at the core of the human heart.
"Her husky gin-soaked voice has been compared more often to Billie Holiday... at times she is more like an incredibly relaxed KD Lang or Edith Piaf." The Times
"Bitter, seductive, raunchy, contemptuous. Startling songs of lust and disillusion." MOJO
"Tom Waits has met his Irish match." The Guardian
“A song is not complete unless it has been sung by Mary Coughlan.” Q Magazine 

 

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Mary Coughlan is one of Ireland’s greatest female jazz and blues singers, a true artist who has carved out a highly regarded career and a legion of devoted fans worldwide.

Described as “Ireland’s Billie Holiday’" Mary has overcome childhood trauma, alcoholism & drug addiction to become a musical force like no other. “Her life story gives weight to the truth that the best singers are the ones with the most painful lives” (The Guardian).

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her seminal first album Tired and Emotional rocketed her to overnight fame in 1985, and fifteen albums later, her ability to deeply connect with both the song & her audience remains undiminished, a testament to her inner strength and the power of transformation & redemption.

Mary live is in a league of her own, her glorious husky voice pulling every ounce of emotion from the music. As the Observer rightly said, “Mary Coughlan’s talent is awesome” Resonant with the grief of Billie Holiday, the soul of Van Morrison and the defiance of Edith Piaf, to hear Mary sing is to be at the core of the human heart.

"Her husky gin-soaked voice has been compared more often to Billie Holiday... at times she is more like an incredibly relaxed KD Lang or Edith Piaf." The Times

"Bitter, seductive, raunchy, contemptuous. Startling songs of lust and disillusion." MOJO

"Tom Waits has met his Irish match." The Guardian

“A song is not complete unless it has been sung by Mary Coughlan.” Q Magazine 

 

 


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