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Cara Dillon flies in from America for St Ives September Festival

Date posted: September 13, 2017

Folk star Cara Dillon will fit in a short-notice flying visit for an American festival appearance this weekend before returning to Cornwall on Saturday week for the final night of the St Ives September Festival at The Guildhall.
“Great news!” said multi-award-winning Cara.”I’m performing at Michigan Irish Music Festival on 16th and 17th September.
“This will be my first visit to the USA in almost eight years and I’m really looking forward to it. Hopefully it’ll be the start of many more shows Stateside.”
Following her sell-out Wadebridge Town Hall gig with husband Same Lakeman at last month’s Cornwall Folk Festival, Cara is looking forward to her first St Ives Festival appearance for five years.
“I’m very excited to be returning,” she said. “I absolutely love Cornwall and I so rarely get to perform there.
“The last time I played the Festival was back in 2012 and I remember having a fantastic show.
“After the concert the whole band and I ended up in an improvised cabaret sketching session in a painting club until 2am!”
Cara has won countless awards and accolades including the Meteor Music Award for Best Irish Female, Tatler’s Woman Of The Year in Music and has appeared at prestigeous concert halls and festivals all over the world.
She took the Album of the Year prize at the BBC 2 Folk Awards – the biggest night on the British folk music scene – in 2010 after achieving the double in 2002 with the Horizon Award for best newcomer and the Best Traditional Song prize for her rendition of Black is The Colour.
Tickets for her St Ives appearance are available at
www.crbo.co.uk