GIG – Callaghan at The Cellars at Eastney – Monday 13th April 2015

callaghanBritish artist Callaghan (full name Georgina Callaghan) is a singer-songwriter. She performs under the name Callaghan. She is best known for her 2012 album “Life in Full Colour” produced by Grammy-nominated US artist Shawn Mullins.

Callaghan is currently living in Nashville where she is recording her 2nd studio album.

Callaghan wrote her first song at the age of 14 and earned a place on BBC TV show Get Your Act Together, hosted by Irish singer Ronan Keating.

In 2008 Callaghan self-released single “Look Around”. Doing all of the PR and radio plugging herself, Callaghan achieved airplay on numerous BBC radio stations, extensive local and national press coverage as well as a performance on Sky TV. All proceeds from the sale of the single went to music charity Live Music Now.

In July 2009 Callaghan travelled to Georgia, USA to record with US artist Shawn Mullins. The first single from the collaboration “Smile” was played and endorsed on the Bob Harris Country Show on BBC Radio 2.

Callaghan’s full album “Life in Full Colour” was completed in 2011 and initially made available as pre-release Limited Edition copies to fans through her website and at live shows.

Callaghan’s music is a blend of pop/rock/singer-songwriter genres, with influences from great artists including Shawn Mullins, Sarah McLachlan, Johnny Cash and James Taylor. Her voice has been compared to artists including Sarah McLachlan and Alison Krauss.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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