Thursday, 21 February 2019
Megan O'Neill - Live Solo Homecoming Gig - Monday, Feb 25th
Ballymore Eustace native, Megan O'Neill returns to Ballymore for a one-off hometown solo show on Monday, Feb 25th.
Doors open at 8:30pm; Gig at 9pm sharp. Admission: €12
'Coming Home' - https://youtu.be/GYGF4zYxSmY?list=PLJivSJAu8QW7d_EvsI5fmCIj9A60dyYKD
'Ghost of You' - https://youtu.be/zgQS1dUMfhY?list=PLJivSJAu8QW7d_EvsI5fmCIj9A60dyYKD
'Bottle' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeTVBwxMUNQ&list=PLJivSJAu8QW7d_EvsI5fmCIj9A60dyYKD
"The Irish Carrie Underwood."
— The Irish Times
Chart-topping and multi-award winning Irish singer songwriter Megan O’Neill is one of the most exciting Alt-Country artists on the current scene.
She released her debut EP ‘Coming Home’ in May 2015, reaching #1 in Irish country charts & was awarded ‘UK EP of the Year’ (W21Music). In February 2017, Megan released a second record with her band ‘The Common Threads’ titled ‘Stories to Tell’ which was recorded at Mark Knopfler’s British Grove Studios with the legendary Guy Fletcher (Dire Straits, Roxy Music, Mark Knopfler) producing.
Megan has had her song ‘Don’t You’ featured on hit ABC TV Show Nashville, a performance at JJ Abrams’ Oscar Wilde party in LA alongside Gavin James and was selected to partake in the Americana Music Association song-writing workshop in 2017; performing at the annual conference during AmericanaFest UK. Megan has also performed multiple times at the prestigious Bluebird Café in Nashville as well as being twice chosen as one of Time Out London’s Rising Stars (2016 and 2017).
Festival appearances include: C2C Festival at the 02 London, Country Music Week, Cornbury, Black Deer, The Long Road, Harvest Festival and Nashville Meets London Festival.
Megan's brand new album 'Ghost of You' (June 2018) began turning heads when the first single - 'Why I Need You' - hit over 100,000 views online in less than a month. The second and third singles that followed ('Without' and 'Ghost of You') were incredibly popular amongst fans, bloggers and radio alike with playlist spots on the UK's most popular country-music stations. The full album was released 8th June 2018, hitting #1 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter Charts on release week.
Live radio appearances and performances include BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio London with Gaby Roslin, 2fm, BBC Essex, Today FM with Ian Dempsey, BBC Radio Wales, Marie Crichton’s Country Show on BBC, Nevis Radio, Amazing Radio, Chris Country and many, many more.
“Complex... with an old school country voice.”
— The Irish Independent
“Seriously fresh mix of modern country and pop, with a fusion of distinctly Irish elements.”
— Timeout Magazine London