> Roger Fulton said:
> I got to see Sharon Shannon last (Thu) night in Seattle. WOW!
> All I'd heard from her before was her two cuts on "A Woman's
> Heart" and a short appearance some months ago on one of the
> morning news shows (Good Morning America, I think).
> The odd (to me) thing about the show was how short it was. The
> show went: 15 min late, 35 min playing, 25 min break, 50 min
> playing (including one encore), for a total playing time of 1
> hour 25 min. Compared to other shows I've seen that last over 2
> and sometimes almost 3 hours, this show seemed pretty short.
> Also, there was very raucous clapping, stomping, and shouting for
> a second encore, but it was not to be. For others who have seen
> her elsewhere on this tour, was the length of the performance you
> saw about the same as the one in Seattle? Just curious.
When she was thru Boston this spring she and her group played maybe
a bit longer than your Seattle concert but it was definitely shorter
than your average trad concert.. last night I went to see Sharon Shannon
and Mary Black, Sharon Shannon played only 30 minutes.. most of the
crowd went nuts for Mary and paid little attention to Sharon..?
Mary's not my cup of tea but I went along anyway, a couple of the songs
that Mary and her band played were done well.. ah well
Ole Ole Ole ! Seamus