Lisa Hannigan became the latest recipient of the IMRO Number 1 Award today. Lisa’s album, “Passenger” reached the Number 1 spot in the Irish album charts in October this year.
“Passenger”, the follow-up to Lisa’s Mercury Prize and Choice Music Prize nominated debut album, “Sea Saw”, went to Number 1 on the first week of its release. Since then, Lisa has been touring North America and played a series of Way to Blue dates in Australia in November.
Lisa and her band are currently in the middle of a world tour of Dublin and will be performing as part of the Mixed Tape NYE Party 2011 at Vicar Street on the 31st.
20th December – The Button Factory, Dublin €25 plus booking fee
22nd December – Vicar Street, Dublin €25 plus booking fee
23rd December – Whelans, Dublin €25 plus booking fee31st December – Mixed Tape NYE Party 2011, Vicar Street, Dublin €35 inc. Booking fee
Lisa is pictured here at IMRO earlier today with IMRO Chairman, Keith Donald, and IMRO CEO, Victor Finn.