Sarah first recorded a number of demos in music college. Thanks to these demos, Sarah has performed her song 'You've Got Me' on RTE television, her song 'Wedding Bells' at RTE's Reflecting on the Rising live event and her song, 'Magic Powers', was included in a shortlist out of 500 applicants on John Murray's RTE radio show. Sarah has also secured a number of slots on side stages of some of Ireland's biggest festivals including Electric Picnic and Vantastival as well as being nominated as Best Newcomer by Pure M magazine.
Sarah's debut single will be released in 15 Feb 2019.
It was produced by Karl Odlum (Mic Christopher, Glen Hansard, David Keenan) and mastered by John Flynn (Björk,'Vulnicura').
She has already been gigging extensively with support slots for Aine Cahill, Ham Sandwich, Mick Flannery and Cry Monster Cry along with a whole host of festival appearances including Electric Picnic, Vantastival, Cork Jazz Festival, Sligo Live, Le Cheile Festival, Claremorris Fringe Festival, Achill Battle of the Lakes, Glendalough festival, youBloom, International Pop Overthrow at Liverpool's Cavern Club, and RTE's Reflecting on the Rising.
Sarah started 2019 with a much coveted slot at "Whelan's Ones to Watch" in January. Her single "You' Got Me" will be out on 15 Feb. Her second single is planned for release around Easter 2019.
Sarah plays a headline show upstairs in Whelan's on May 23rd.
"An unusual and beguiling singing voice" - The Thin Air Blog
"I had this girl on my radio show, her voice is so unique and beautiful. Sickeningly talented" -- Jamie Jay Carr NearFM
"Sarah Buckley has a talent that is almost colossal in its potential.Her style blends intuitive songwriting with a raw, honest, soulful vocal twang that recalls some of the best acousto-folk and country singers of all time." -- YouBloom Blog
"There's such a nice blend and marrying of sounds that is rare between vocalist and acoustic guitar in Buckley's music, even this video sounds like an old 45 that has survived the passage of time, all she has to do now is stay true to her inner school and the rest will follow" -- Remys music & film blog
"Found this girl on line, very unique sound and I'm delighted she agreed to come out to play for us " - Fennor Lane TV
"Sarah has a lovely genuinely Irish singing style and her Cork lilt adds magic to her songs" - The CO Club