/ Miss Chatelaine / Music / Sharon Shannon – Show #96 (part 1), 10 February 2019


Katie talks to renowned Irish artist Sharon Shannon about playing the button accordion; the importance of music education in schools; her fondness for Australia; her collaboration with young Irish singer-songwriter Susan O’Neill aka SON, who is supporting Sharon on her upcoming Australian tour (see show no.57 for Katie’s interview with Susan at last year’s National Folk Festival); and her new album, Sacred Earth. There’s also some great new and recent music from Australian, UK and US artists. Here is the playlist:

  • Miss Chatelaine – k.d. lang
  • An Ending – Vanderlay
  • Right for Me – The Teskey Brothers
  • The Joke – Brandi Carlile
  • Give or Take – The King Heat Ensemble
  • Blackbird – Sharon Shannon
  • The Galway Girl – Sharon Shannon ft. Steve Earle

Visit Sharon Shannon’s official website and follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


About the author: Katie


Katie Purvis is a long-time JOY presenter and former leader of JOY's Social Media Team. She currently hosts Miss Chatelaine (Sundays 9–11am), a show devoted to folk, roots, acoustic and pop music. The tracks on her playlists are mostly new, mostly Australian, mostly independent releases, and often by LGBTIQ artists.


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