Cara has the honour of performing the closing concert at this years prestigious Belfast International Arts Festival. Events covering all aspects of the arts will take place from October the 9th until Cara's show in the Lyric Theatre on Sunday 1st November.
This is definitely not one to miss!
UPDATE ***SOLD OUT***
In addition to her performance on the Avalon Stage on Friday at Glastonbury, Cara and Sam performed "Garden Valley" live on BBC Two on Saturday night after Kanye West's controversial show. Some might say an appropriate antidote...but we couldn't possibly comment...other than it's absolutely sublime!!! Watch the video back HERE
BBC TWO Northern Ireland are currenty broadcasting a landmark three part music series called FOLK ADUAIDH examining the untold history of folk music in Ulster whilst looking at the social, political and cultural backdrop from which the music is set. Cara features in episodes 2 and 3 with her being interviewed and performing with Sam in both episodes.
Cara's song ”Bright Morning Star" which is taken from her latest album "a Thousand Hearts" is to feature in the upcoming movie, Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story This US feature film is a unique Hollywood biopic about the greatest director from the Golden Age of Hollywood you've never heard of till now, and includes a cavalcade of stars throughout the history of cinema, including Oscar winner Margaret O'Brien, Portuguese Golden Globe winner Joaquim de Almeida, and many more.
After many years of being unavailable in physical format, Cara's 3rd album "After The Morning" is now finally available to purchase via Cara and Sam's own label. Originally released in 2006 the album won the "Indie Acoustic Award for Best Celtic Album" and includes Cara and Sam's now definitive versions of "The Streets Of Derry" featuring Paul Brady, "Garden Valley" featuring The Czech Phillharmonic and "Bold Jamie". For many recent fans of Cara's this has been the hardest album to get hold of....but not any more!
Click HERE to buy via Cara's distributor
Click HERE to buy via Amazon
"Thanks to everyone who extended their best wishes to me during my nomination for "Folk Singer Of The Year". I had brilliant evening in Cardiff the other night and although I missed out Sam and I were over the moon that Nancy Kerr won. In fact, we would have been happy for all the nominees in the category to have picked up the title. The aftershow was great fun, I especially loved meeting Nessa (Ruth Jones) and it was fantastic catching up with old friends."