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Susan O’Neill & Andie in Concert at The Metropole Guesthouse

Source: Fusion Boutique
Posted: 23 Feb 2019
All the way from Co. Clare, Ireland, the prodigiously gifted Susan O'Neill's soulful & husky-voiced performances are truly something to behold. Using guitar, harmonica, trumpet and a loop pedal, Susan delivers a timeless and powerful blend of the old & new. Her inspirational fusion of soulful Irish folk & her own acclaimed original material makes for an entertaining & enchanting musical experience.

Having been compared to both Adele and Florence and the Machine by Pure M, SON (Susan O'Neill) from Ireland has, so early in her career, picked up many fans including U2's Bono.

She covered U2's Exit song for the Hot Press magazine 30-year celebration of The Joshua Tree and Bono, on hearing her version, emailed her personally 'To the dark-eyed Susan…I love the stark rendition of Exit….your fan Bono."

She has also supported Imelda May, Mundy, Alabama 3, Sharon Shannon, Fun Lovin Criminals, David Gray and Madness to name a few.

Her solo performances are literally mind-blowing. The amazing range of her gritty vocal combined with her superb guitar technique, her loop pedals and trumpet, make for a truly unforgettable musical experience.

Not content with mastering a unique choice of musical instruments, SON gained a BA in Music, majoring in recording techniques and minoring in the art of performance.

"Not only is she a powerhouse vocalist, a talented musician, she also knows how to get it down onto a track when it comes to the studio." - Hot Press

Her debut album 'Found Myself Lost' contains some incredibly well-crafted songs and her voice sometimes soulful, sometimes brash but always beautiful, is world class. Ignore her at your peril, SON is here to stay. More Information

+ Special Guest ANDIE (Blue Mtns)

21 year old Andie has been busking and performing professionally in the upper-mountains villages of Leura and Katoomba since the age of 11 and is deeply connected to her local community and music scene, living and breathing the lifestyle of a young musician.

Electric guitar, an understanding of jazz, folk finger-picking and soaring vocals are brought together to create her unique flavour of soul. More Information

The Metropole is an all ages venue however minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and must remain supervised and do require a standard ticket for entry. Please also keep in mind that the performance space is a listening room.

Doors Open 5pm. Show Starts 6pm. General Admission. Theatre Style Seating, cocktail lounge and standing / dancing room.

This is an intimate capacity venue and tickets are strictly limited!


SON - Susan O'Neill (Ireland) + Special Guest Andie (Blue Mtns) @ The Metropole

Date:  Wednesday 27th March 2019. 

Doors open upstairs 5pm, show starts at 6pm.

Metropole Guesthouse, Cnr of Lurline and Gang Gang Streets, Katoomba


  • $20 available from The Metropole Guesthouse (during reception hours, cash only)
  • $21.50 Phone 02) 4782 5544 and Online  (including booking fees)
  • $25 on the Door from 5:30pm (unless sold out prior)
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