Wed 12 June 2024
Email leviscornerhouse@gmail.com with 'POWELL' in the subject field to hold tickets 


Dirk and Amelia Powell are a father/daughter duo from Southwest Louisiana. Dirk is well-known to Irish audiences from his performances with Transatlantic Sessions, his collaboration with Brendan Gleeson, and his work with artists such as Joan Baez, Rhiannon Giddens, Eric Clapton, and many more. He is regarded as a champion of rural Americana, with a focus on the music of his Appalachian roots and his Cajun home, but has longstanding ties with the Celtic music world, as evidenced by his latest CD, “When I Wait For You”, which was released on Vertical Records and produced by Donald Shaw.

Dirk’s daughter Amelia grew up in the bayous of Louisiana, immersed in the musical culture of her grandfather, Cajun fiddle hero Dewey Balfa. Her driving guitar and soulful vocals, as both a lead and harmony singer, are in demand throughout Cajun country and beyond. She has toured internationally since her teenage years. Together, they play music of their heritage, write and craft original songs, and bring audiences the kind of soulful connection that comes from family playing together with trust, humour, and love.

“Steve Earle has called fiddler, guitarist, and banjo player Dirk Powell an “artist of unique vision and unbending integrity” while Joan Baez has said he possesses “an overdose of talent.” You may well be offering similar plaudits after listening to this lilting Americana/folk release.” — Americana Highways

Dirk & Amelia Powell

7.30pm Wednesday 12th June

Over The Shop Counter

Tickets €25

Email leviscornerhouse@gmail.com with ‘POWELL’ in the subject field to hold tickets

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