Clare Sands is a 19 year old Irish musician and singer-songwriter, living in Cork. She performs in a variety of genres, including Blues, Folk and Acoustic.Clare was brought up in a family of fiddle players and songwriters, and has been surrounded by music from an early age. Clare was trained classically on the violin, but soon found a love for songwriting and the guitar. Clare is currently studying music in UCC, and gigs on a weekly basis with her band "Clare Sands & The Cranes" who includes Ruah Berney Pearson on cello and vocals, Niall McGuiness on double bass, and Pearse Burke on drums. Clare is currently recording an EP that she hopes to have out early next year.