Cara Dillon

Folk singer-songwriter from County Derry.

Born in Dungiven in 1975, surrounded and infused with the rich cultural heritage of her native County Derry, Cara has risen to become one of the finest exponents of traditional Irish song anywhere in the world. Together with her husband and musical partner, Sam Lakeman, she has succesfully steered an eclectic musical path defying the typical pigeonholes that hinder most artists in her genre. Celebrated for entwining traditional and contemporary elements she has earned both commercial success and astonishing critical acclaim. Whether she's singing her native traditional songs of lost love and emigration, or original compositions, you will be hard pressed to find a more emotive and captivating performer. Cara Dillon is at the very top of her field and one has the feeling she'll remain there for a very long time.

Performance Dates & Venues

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Wylam Brewery Tap

0191 650 0651

Thursday 22nd Sep 2022 7:00pm


Matthews Hall

07940 960560

Sunday 13th Nov 2022 7:30pm

Standard Prices from: £24.20


Union Chapel

020 7226 1686

Tuesday 6th Dec 2022 7:00pm

Standard Prices from: £27.50

Event data: Data Thistle

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