Eileen is honored to be joining Oakland-based musician Lydia Violet on a 3 week tour of Ireland, Scotland, and England from July 25-August 11th, 2019. Eileen will open with original music and also play guitar and sing with Lydia’s band “The Bones.” Lydia, like Eileen is also facilitator of Joanna Macy's "Work that Reconnects" and she writes heart-opening songs about facing our planetary crisis with grit, wisdom, and resilience. It's the musical medicine we need right now. You don't want to miss these shows if you are in the area! Share with friends and spend the word!
Edible Magazine featured Eileen Shaughnessy as one of New Mexico's top talented songwriters in a special "Food & Music" Issue (August/September 2017). The article includes an extensive interview which can be read here: https://issuu.com/ediblesantafe/docs/esf-latesummer2017 (page 68).
We traveled over 7,000 miles, played 30 live shows and 2 Canadian radio shows, hugged redwoods, sang to llamas and greyback whales, ate too many ketchup flavored potato chips (it's a Canadian thing), planted sunflower seeds at each stop, endured car breakdowns, shared a lot of laughter and some tears, saw firsthand the web of resistance rising up across this earth in creative, humble, and powerful ways,... and I can safely say: WE AIN'T GIVIN' UP.
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Eileen Shaughnessy (in collaboration with Cathy Rowsome) was awarded an "Equal Justice Residency" at the Santa Fe Art Institute for 2017/2018. The residency will focus on answering the following question: "How can art be used to engage systems of power and foster social and racial equity?" As a musician and educator, Eileen will explore music as a tool for social change with a focus on environmental justice in the Southwest.
More info here: http://sfai.org/equaljustice/