Lisa Lambe

Lisa Lambe

Lisa Lambe is a singer, actor and folklorist and is one of Ireland’s best-known folk singers and performers. Described by the Irish Times as “The finest singer and actor of her generation”, Irish Music Magazine declared “Lisa Lambe is a major Irish voice & stylish songwriter”, the BBC has described her “as an absolute standout”.

With four solo albums and a recent masters in folklore Lisa embarked in 2023 on her new highly acclaimed project ‘Nightvisiting’ that is showcasing her talent as a ballad performer and her work as a collector, storyteller and folklorist. She recently played the lead role in London’s Olivier Theatre at The National Theatre, West End, in ‘Hex’ which played for 5 months in London and is known to perform the Irish National Anthem regularly for the American Football games and for the FAI Men and Women’s football teams live at the Aviva stadium.

She was named Rough Trade’s Rising Star in 2021 and has already featured in the USA’s Goldmine Magazine, The Bluegrass Situation and Red Guitar UK, Simply Folk on RTÉ Radio One and BBC Radio Ulster. The Sunday Independent described her songwriting as “Songwriting Joni Mitchell would be proud of”. Goldmine USA featured Lisa in their yearly roundup of “Top 30 Fabulous songs of 2020”

    

On radio and television she works often with RTÉ and TG4. Performing regularly at home with RTÉ Concert Orchestra and internationally with different bands and orchestras in global venues including Radio City NYC, Carnegie Hall NYC, Red Rocks Colorado, Nokia Live LA, The Sutler Nashville, The Concert Hall Glasgow for Celtic Connections, Irish Arts Centre in New York , London and Paris.Glastonbury, Rockwell New York, Vicar Street Dublin, Trafalgar Square London, Whelans Dublin, Electric Ballroom Camden , Hotel Café California, Evening Muse Charlotte USA, Eddie’s Attic Atlanta Georgia and Ireland’s internationally acclaimed Galway Arts Festival, Tradfest Dublin and Kilkenny.

Lisa has recorded and performed regularly with RTE’s Concert Orchestra. She has collaborated with many artists including most recently with Damien Dempsey, Steve Cooney, Martin Hayes, Sean Keane, Paul Muldoon, Gabe Dixon, Cait O’Riordan, Eddi Reader, Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Paul Brady, John Sheahan, Declan O’Rourke and many others.

Her show Nightvisiting is on tour in 2024. See lisalambe.ie for more details