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Cara Dillon at the Cheese & Grain

Cara Dillon. Pic credit: Roger Sargent.

Cara Dillon. Pic credit: Roger Sargent.

Irish singer Cara Dillon has recently completed a number of nationwide concerts and a tour of China, and now returns with her band on her Autumn 2014 tour, performing in various shows in November, including the Cheese & Grain on Friday 7th. 

The shows promote Cara’s recently released chart album ‘A Thousand Hearts’ (Sony Music) featuring the singles ‘Shotgun Down the Avalanche’ and ‘Bright Morning Star’. The release is her first since the award winning ‘Hill of Thieves’ in 2009.

Cara first made waves in 2001, with her eponymous solo album released on Rough Trade which went on to scoop two BBC Folk Awards. Two further successful albums, also on Rough Trade showered her with countless more accolades and acclaim, but it was her fourth album ‘Hill Of Thieves’ which was released on her very own label, Charcoal Records, that eclipsed them all by winning BBC Folk Album Of The Year in 2010.

Cara has subsequently performed all over the world with her renowned line-up of musicians and a host of others, including most recently her headline slot at 2013’s All Ireland Fleadh with the Orchestra Of Ireland.

Supporting Cara will be local man Leander Morales who recently performed in Westbury, USA and Westbury, Wiltshire within 24 hours for the Westbury Music & Arts Festival.

Cara will be at the Cheese & Grain as part of her UK autumn tour, on Friday 7th November, 8.00pm. Tickets £18 adv/£20 door.  Tel. 01373 455420 –