Gospel Rising Music Festival

Galway May 12th – 14th 2017

Music, workshops & fun for everyone!

Shelley Bukspan

Shelley BukspanAn American/Israeli singer, songwriter and performer, Shelley has been part of the Irish music scene since 1986.

As a front woman and solo artist, she’s performed at many events and festivals, including CMJ New York and the Montreux Jazz Festival, among others. She’s also appeared on TV and radio shows both in Ireland and abroad, such as sessions for the BBC, with the RTE Orchestra and many more. She’s recorded, collaborated with and arranged backing vocals for artists such as Mary Black, Bronagh Gallagher, Mary Coughlan, Horslips and other many indie and contemporary young Irish artists.

Shelley is the Head of Vocals at BIMM (the British and Irish Modern Music Institute). She has run a vocal ensemble workshops since 2013 and in the past was a member of “The Modern Gospel Ensemble” and “The BC Singers”.

Her recent projects include an album of original Northern Soul and Ska with The Supertonic Sound Club and her own first Solo Album “The Bronx Age” which will release this Summer with three single releases.

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