The Ladies Sing the Blues - Honor Heffernan
Venue / Location
Clontarf Yacht Club
OverviewAs a follow up to the very successful Northside Blues series form 2009, Near FM is currently producing a series of documentaries that celebrate Jazz and Blues music in Dublin. Near has lined up three outstanding female acts to play in the Clontarf Yacht Club venue. On the first three Saturdays of October’11 punters will be treated to performances by Susan Tomelty, Honor Heffernan and Bree Harris respectively. All of the performances will be recorded and contribute to three one hour documentaries to be aired in December 2011. The programmes will document each of the artists featured and the Jazz and Blues scene in Dublin both past and present. Doors open at 9.00pm
Sat October 8th - Honor Heffernan has been performing as both a singer and actress for over 30 years now. She has been both critically and publicly acclaimed as a singer whose versatility and superior vocal ability means she is comfortable singing anything from Jazz and Blues to Rock and Folk. She has earned the reputation as Ireland’s leading Jazz singer. Over the years she has played with Ireland’s leading Blues, Jazz and Rock musicians including Jim Doherty and Louis Stewart.
This radio series is funded through the Broadcasting Authority of Irelands Sound and Vision scheme.
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