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Date Event Location
YouBloom Dublin Dame Tavern Dame Tavern
90s Mix Tape in aid of Irish Cancer Society Mercantile Dublin Mercantile Dublin
The Cabin Sessions Dundrum Dundrum
Kylemore Takeover - Circle Sessions International Bar International Bar
Johnny Sands Acoustic Session HeeBee JeeBees Liverpool, Liverpool HeeBee JeeBees Liverpool, Liverpool
International Pop Overthrow - Cavern Club Cavern Club Liverpool Cavern Club Liverpool
Staccato Dublin Toner’s Pub , Dublin Toner’s Pub , Dublin
The Scene of the Rhyme Tullamore Offaly Tullamore Offaly
BCFE presents Audible Chocolate The Grand Social The Grand Social
CO Club Creans Bar Oldcastle Oldcastle Meath Oldcastle Meath
Amusing in Accents Cafe Stephen Street Lower Stephen Street Lower
Thursday Sessions at G&W Gilbert & Wright Gilbert & Wright
ROOTS - Fundraising Event Foleys No. 1 Merrion Row, Dublin, Ireland Dublin 2 Foleys No. 1 Merrion Row, Dublin, Ireland Dublin 2
Circle Sessions at Banjo & Bovril Festival Harbour Bar Bray Harbour Bar Bray
A Smile for Ryan Odd Mollies A smile for Ryan, Drogheda Odd Mollies A smile for Ryan, Drogheda
Sarah Buckley at the Fawkes Sessions Annesley House, Dublin 3 Annesley House, Dublin 3
Ham Sandwich with Special Guest - Sarah Buckley Live At St. Luke's, Cork Live At St. Luke's, Cork
Sugar Club - Featured Slot The Sugar Club, Dublin The Sugar Club, Dublin
CrowBar Temple Bar Crowbar, Dublin Crowbar, Dublin
Harbour Bar Bray Harbour Bar Bray Harbour Bar Bray


"Sarah Buckley's debut single is a beautifully rendered acoustic love song that could easily have been penned by Dolores O'Riordan." - Hot Press

"An unusual and beguiling singing voice" - The Thin Air Blog 

"A name we think we are going to hear a lot more of"  - JOE.ie

"A talent that is almost colossal in its potential." - youBloom Blog


Sarah Buckley began 2019 with a much coveted place in "Whelan's Ones to Watch". Her debut single "You've Got Me" was released on all platforms in February 2019 and the song spent four weeks on RTE Radio 1 Recommends playlist (National Radio) as well as receiving heavy rotation on local stations across the country.

It was selected for Spin FM's "Plan B" Ones to Watch, and featured in Hot Press, GoldenPlec, Pure M, JOE.ie among other music blogs.

In February 2019, Sarah's song 'Magic Powers' was chosen as a semi-finalist in the International Songwriting Competition. Judges in this competition include Tom Waits and The Script. Previous winners include Goyte, Bastille, and Mick Flannery.

In May 2019 Sarah had her first headline show, it sold out a week in advance. 

Sarah has an Irish tour planned over the Spring/Summer with more dates being added.  Confirmed dates can be seen here

Previous Experience

Sarah first recorded a number of demos in music college.  Thanks to these demos she has performed her song 'You've Got Me' on RTE's TwoTube, 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 has been gigging extensively with support slots for Aine Cahill, Ham Sandwich, Mick Flannery and Cry Monster Cry along with a 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.

Radio play includes RTÉ Radio 1, Red FM, 96FM, Classic Hits 4Fm, Phoenix FM, Dundalk FM, WLR FM, Flirt FM, Dublin City FM, LMFM,  Shannonside FM, Athlone Community Radio, KCLR 96FM, Near FM 90.3, CRY 104FM, , 8Radio (online), Eirewave (online), Blues and Roots Radio (online), 2XFm (online), EGH Radio (online), Valley 89.5 (Australia), and Tyga FM 98.9 (Australia), Wandsworth Radio (UK).

More Press Quotes

"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

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