Performing at Water Rats
Sunday 6th September
Allison has collaborated with legendary figures such as Ireland’s treasured producer, composer and renowned bouzouki player, Donal Lunny, founder of historic bands such as ‘Moving Hearts’, ‘Planxty’, and ‘The Bothy Band’, as well as the much loved Irish biographer, journalist and poet, the late Anthony Cronin, world renowned Irish band, ‘The Chieftains’ and Declan O’Rourke, among others.
She sings as a kind of antidote, in response to our world and, tries to capture the sometimes plaintive and, candid qualities of traditional, folk and contemporary music in her work. She is interested in the more infinite concerns of existence and, explores these depths when composing her own material and singing songs from a variety of traditions and cultures around the world.