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SON - Social Connections

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SON - Social Connections
SON - Social Connections

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28 Dec 2020, 21:00

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The Grand Social Presents - Social Connections 

SON (Susan O'Neill )

Dec 28th, 2020 , 9pm 

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A critically acclaimed performer, as a former member of King Kong Company, SON -

aka Susan O'Neill – is one of Ireland's brightest emerging talents. The basis of her first

album 'Found Myself Lost' saw SON find her voice amongst her peers, introducing her

unique and otherworldly style.

SON has recently been collaborating with multi-platinum, award winning artist, Mick

Flannery, whom she recently released a duet, "Baby Talk," to rave reviews. In

promotion of the song, SON and Flannery have performed joint tour dates and made a

late night talk show appearance. The single also appearing on international radio as

well as been nominated recently for the 'Best Original Song' by RTE Folk Radio awards.

Her solo career as SON has begun to pique critical and industry interest. Eclectically

fusing traditional Irish folk with rock, soul, gospel and blues, her live performances are

quite simply electrifying. Since 'Baby Talk,' SON has also released a moving cover of

the Rolling Stones classic, 'Gimme Shelter.' Her husky vocals combined with her superb

guitar technique, loop pedals and trumpet, have wowed audiences everywhere from

Stradbally to Sydney, Glasgow to Glastonbury, Manhattan to Milwaukee, and many

places beyond.

This project has been part-funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht Sport and Media from the Live Performance Support Scheme.

Social Connections is a series of 16 recorded live performances by a wonderful multi genre collection of Irish based artists. The Grand Social is delighted to open it’s doors with this fresh mixture of showcases by some of Ireland's most iconic artists and a chance to explore the new breed of songwriters who are taking the scene by storm.

The Grand Social has teamed up with collectives, booking agents, other venues and a multiple of friends to create Social Connections. The Grand Social is also delighted to be a part of the Live Music Venue Collective which has created numerous days of work for the live entertainment industry during the pandemic by working together across the country. Find out more here. P

lease join us this December for any or even all of these amazing performances that will embrace you in the magic of music. Invite your friends and families from anywhere to the Grand Social. All tickets are free of charge and a live link will be mailed to you once you have registered. Line up and date is here.

Dec 15th N.C. Lawlor 9pm 

Dec 16th Jem Mitchel 9pm 

Dec 17th Oliver Cole + Friends 

Dec 18th Aoife Nessa Frances 9pm 

Dec 19th Leila Jane 9pm 

Dec 20th A.Smyth 9pm

Dec 21st The X Collective w/ Toshin, Shiv, Shy Mascot 9pm

Dec 22nd The Young Folk ( Elgin) 9pm

Dec 23rd Mongoose 9pm

Dec 24th Lemoncello 9pm

Dec 25th Liam Ó Maonlaí 9pm

Dec 26th MUNDY 9pm

Dec 27th SACK 9pm

Dec 28th SON 9pm

Dec 29th The Zen Arcade (former members from the Strypes) 9pm

Dec 30th Ryan O'Shaughnessy 9pm 

Each performance will be accompanied by the work of Douglas O’Connor, a Dublin based photojournalist, who has spent a life time walking the streets of Dublin, camera in hand. Since the lockdowns began in 2020 he has continued to document the city in all of it’s nakedness, shy of people. Walk the quiet streets of Dublin through the eyes of Douglas O’Connor. This series of images is taken from his book “Eat Yer Rent, Dublin Lockdown 2020” and can be seen at:

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