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Shine On With Shishonnah

'Shine On' is the slogan that the new world music group Shishonnah use, and that is exactly what they are doing. Every once in a while a musician or group comes along that truly touches the souls of their listeners. An act that changes the direction of music and creates a sound that’s unexpected and new. The time has come again for a new sound and it has been found in the eclectic vocal/multi-instrumentalist group, Shishonnah. Shishonnah fuse their incredible vocal arrangements into the elements of World music with classical and contemporary influences. Their original songs will take you to a place that defines the human experience and uplifts the soul. Their sound reflects a canvas as diverse as the lands of their upbringing. They blend their Irish and American musical heritage with their Celtic, Indian and Native American traditions. Using their mutual experience in various styles of music such as South African, Appalachian, Celtic, Electronic and Folk-Rock, they have created their own distinctive and innovative sound.

Performers and songwriters in their own right, Liz Madden, Jenne Lennon and Roland Labana have a wealth of experience behind them both on stage and in studio. Between them, they play piano, harp, bodhran, guitar, whistle, Native American flute and percussion. They have headlined events and international festivals worldwide wowing audiences with their incredible individual vocal sounds.

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