About Shannon Heaton
Shannon Heaton, Boston-based Irish flute player/singer Shannon Heaton presents traditional music masterfully. Her dance tunes and ballad singing are steeped in the tradition (she’s logged time in the Irish music meccas of Clare, Chicago and Boston). She is a warm, entertaining performer and received a 2016 Artist Fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. She was also named Live Ireland’s Female Artist of the Year in both 2010 and 2011 and IAN’s Female Musician of the Year in 2009.
In performance, Shannon expertly blends new compositions with rare, traditional gems. She is a warm, entertaining performer and excels at making traditional music relevant and accessible to a wide variety of audiences.