On 26 August Lisa performed in support of James Yorkton’s album launch party at the Old Queen’s Head in London. Thanks to Paul Woodgate at Folk Radio UK for coming & for the review. You can read the full review here.
A healthy crowd is on hand to welcome Lisa O’Neill, who has stepped in on James request so that Rozi Pain can sing with him; Tunstall would have been singing, but more of that later. Lisa steps to the microphone without an instrument for the opening song, a strong Irish burr and confident projection belying her small frame. She follows that with As I Rode Out on guitar and I detect a hint of Amy Allison in the delivery. A friend adds mandolin to Come Sit Sing, the fierce undertow of the melody pinned to the stage with foot stomp rhythm and determined visage. [Read More]