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Fiona generally performs as a solo or duo or with any number of extra musicians depending on clients requirements.
WHERE TO HEAR FIONA:
THE KINGSLEY HOTEL
Saturday 15th April 10pm -12
Easter Sunday 16th April 10pm -12
Fiona was delighted to be asked by Dervla Burke of "Crystal Swing" to perform at her Wedding Mass in Lisgoold church
on 15th August..!
She also played her new release, a wedding song entitled "The First Waltz" written by Fiona & Steve Hampson, as Dervla walked down the aisle..
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TELEVISION & RADIO PERFORMANCES :
Own 1 hour TV programme "The Fiona Kennedy Show" on RTE 1
Live from Pairc Ui Chaoimh in Siamsa Cois Laoi concert with Kris Kristofferson
The Late Late Show
National Song Contest
The Pat Kenny Show
The Budweiser IrIsh Derby
Cork and Irish Rotary Club Events
Live from The Dome in the Rose of Tralee contest
Fiona Kennedy was the winner of Irelands first televised X-Factor Show called "Screen Test"..
From then on Fiona became a highly recognised artist on Irish television, performing on top chat shows
including "The Late, Late Show" and "Kenny
Live". Her own one hour T.V. special followed, and a performance with
the legendary Kris Kristofferson to an audience of 50,000
people got rave reviews and was broadcast on several occasions.
Fiona has also brought her music to Germany and Italy, and more extensively
to New York. Gigs in some of New York's finest venues including "The Bottom
Line" have been very successful, and she has also done several recordings in
Skyline Studios NYC.
Fionas debut album is entitled"Crazy Love", and features
several of her own compositions. The album was nominated for an
IRMA (Irish Recorded Music Award). Other nominees included
Sinead O'Connor and Frances Black.
Fiona has huge recording experience & several of her later tracks were produced by Jimmy Smith of Van Morrison and Bonnie Tyler fame.
Fiona's vast and varied repertoire and her warm rapport with her audience
make her a popular performer. She appears regularly in established music venues and she's much in demand at some of Ireland's major festivals,
including The Cork Jazz Festival ,"The Rose of Tralee" , Cork Week Regatta.and ,The Dublin Blues Festival.
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What the critics say....
"The talented Fiona Kennedy has a unique - some say
extraordinary -voice "
James Dunne - The Star.
"Cork singer Fiona Kennedy is set for stardom "
Daniel O' Donnell - Sunday World.
"She's a powerful beauty, eyes blazing out like blue halogen
headlights, and a voice no less powerfuL. .....a force to reckon with"
John Marshall - Down Town Magazine, New York.
"Fiona Kennedy's performance on the RTE "Nighthawks" show was
Gene Kerrigan - Sunday Tribune.
Fiona sang for our ceremony and drinks reception on May 23rd . On first meeting Fiona I felt there was something that set her apart from others that we had spoken with about our ceremony, a personal touch combined with a unique talent. This proved to be true- Fiona went the extra mile to meet with us to discuss song choices, offering to learn anything she didn't know. On the day her performance was flawless and so memorable, so many guests commented on the uniqueness and soulfullness of her voice and she brought out the emotion of each song. Again in the drinks reception she came into her own singing a great variety of songs and keeping a party atmosphere going. Book her!
Submitted by Sharon 31st May 2016
We had Fiona Kennedy singing for our Civil Ceremony recently and all i can say is that she is amazing! Her voice captivated our guests and the amount of people who asked who she was and commented on how good she is was incredible! From helping us to choose our songs and responding so fast to any queries we had was so appreciated by both of us, i would have no hesitation at all recommending Fiona to any future brides out there looking for an amazing and professional musician for their wedding! Not only is she very talented but a lovely lady and a true professional! Wedding: 19th Dec
Fiona played at my wedding in March and she played in both the church and the drinks reception. From the second we met Fiona she was very professional but yet we felt like we had been friends with her for years. She gave great ideas for songs but listened to what we wanted also and she even learnt a few songs that we requested. I would highly recommend her as she makes everything perfect for a bride on the day and even beforehand. Each song is sung with meaning and magic is created when she sings as she sings with pure love and passion.Submitted by Ann Marie on 6th April 2016