Limerick, County Limerick
Lou McMahon is a contemporary folk / rock artist from Co. Clare, Ireland. Her music showcases a multitude of melodic riches in a vibrant package.
Lou's biggest platform yet came in 2012 when she signed a licensing deal with ARC Music record label - the name for top quality world and folk music. Her song 'Wide Eyed Lady' will feature on a compilation album called 'Ultimate Guide To Irish Folk' spanning 30 years, and will be distributed around the globe in 2013. Wide Eyed Lady is track no. 3 on Lou's EP Delicate Dancer, released in 2009.
Lou worked on Delicate Dancer with Terry Woods of The Pogues fame who oversees and features on Lou's recorded material. In June 2012, McMahon released a single titled 'Into The Wild' and she is currently working in the studio on a new album which she hopes to release in 2013.
In 2011, The Irish Daily Mail Newspaper and The Apprentice reality television series joined forces to create a musical task for the show. Thousands of artists entered the competition and Lou was one of the lucky ones to win through and have her 'song 'A River' featured on the 'Fighting Chance' CD - as Track No. 1 no less! The CD was distributed throughout Ireland with The Irish Daily Mail Newspaper.
A performance on TV3's Ireland AM in 2010 lead to McMahon filling the upstairs venue in Whelan's, Dublin . Lou has played support to critically acclaimed artists - Mundy, Jack L, Mary Coughlan, Freddie White and more in venues all around Ireland. McMahon's music has received plays from National and local radio stations, RTE Radio One, Dave Fanning 2FM, RTE Lyric fm, Clare fm and more...
'If frostbitten romanticism coupled with ingenious questioning and impressionistic painting is your lyrical game, then Delicate Dancer is a home from home' John O' Regan, freelance Journalist, broadcaster and lecturer. Contributes to fRoots, Mojo, Caught In The Act, Irish Music Magazine
"An exquisite EP" Alan Jaques - The Limerick Leader, Limerick's Green and Live on Limerick Live 95fm
"A fantastic Voice" "An original sound" Niall Toner - RTE Radio One
"Delicate Dancer, the new EP from the Sixmilebridge singer songwriter, is a lovely taster of the undoubted talent that McMahon possesses. From the early moments of opening track A River, the listener is left with no illusion – this is no ordinary, middle-of-the-road singer songwriter." Andy Hamilton, The Clare People
"Lou McMahon is a new voice in Co. Clare, soul and feeling for the song entice us into her musical world and as we listen we are greatful" Eoin O' Neill Producer, musician, Broadcaster Clare FM
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|23 May 2013||08:00||The Odessa Club, Dublin||Supporting Artist to Elder Roche|
|29 May 2013||09:00||Cobblestone Joes, Ellen St., Limerick||Lou McMahon /// Elder Roche|
|1 Jun 2013||08:00||Culturlann Sweeney, Kilkee, Co. Clare||Elder Roche /// Lou McMahon feat. Terry Woods(Pogues/Sweeney's Men)|
|2 Jun 2013||03:00||Oh La La, Ennistymon, Co. Clare||Elder Roche /// Lou McMahon|