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Newsroom: Sorcha Richardson Debut's at NCH

Sorcha - out of focus close-up of a woman in a pinstripe suit against a grey fence

16 Aug 2023

National Concert Hall Presents Indie-Folk Luminary Sorcha Richardson’s National Concert Hall Debut Headline Performance this November

Sorcha Richardson NCH Debut Headline Show   Wednesday 29th November 2023 8pm   National Concert Hall   Tickets €24 (10% Discount for Friends of NCH and Groups of 10 or more)   Tickets On Sale: Friday 18th August 10am   Box Office Tel: 01 4170000 

Media Release Wednesday 16th August 10am 

Following her electric performance at the All Together Now festival, the National Concert Hall is delighted to announce that lauded indie-folk musician Sorcha Richardson will make her NCH headline debut on Wednesday 29 November. Since the release of her Choice-nominated debut and First Prize Bravery, Sorcha’s star has been firmly in the ascent. She followed the album last year with acclaimed second long-player Smiling Like An Idiot, which was also Choice-nominated and went to No. 1 in the Irish Independent Charts. Sorcha has packed out venues in the US and Europe with headline shows and also supported such high-profile artists as James Vincent McMorrow and Villagers. Her music has been included in films such as Emma Roberts’ In A Relationship and Josh Hutcherson’s Tragedy Girls. 

Sorcha made the news earlier this year when global pop-star Ellie Goulding covered
‘Shark Eyes’ from Smiling Like An Idiot and tweeted effusive praise for the track.

The album itself was written in Sorcha’s late grandparents’ house and recorded between there and The Clinic Recording Studios in Dublin.  Thematically it highlights a pursuit of happiness and the full-blown intensity of new love, but gaining something so life-affirming comes with the fear that it could just as easily be swept away. The beautifully beguiling magic of Smiling Like An Idiot artfully articulates those moments in life that you don’t want to have to go through, but it emerges with the optimism that - somehow - things will work out for the best in time. 

Tickets €24 

On Sale Friday 18th August 10am 

10% Discount for Friends of NCH   

10% Discount for Groups of 10 or more    

Box Office Tel: 01 4170000  

Media Queries: Sinead Doyle, Marketing & PR Manager or Roisin Dwyer, PR & Publications Executive, National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2.
(S. Doyle Tel: 087 1775334 / R. Dwyer 085 7129628)