Siobhán O'Brien is an Irish Singer/Songwriter now living in the DC Metro Area. She recently performed on Fox5 DC television for St. Patrick's Day 2018 and opened for Nick Lowe at the Birchmere Music hall.
Siobhán has performed for Bob Dylan, was guest vocalist with The Chieftains at Boston Symphony Hall, and guest vocalist with The San Diego Symphony Orchestra. Her first album of cover songs "Songs I Grew Up To" features Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains on her versions of The 'Long Black Veil" and The "Lakes of Ponchartrain". O'Brien Headlined UK's only Bob Dylan Festival during the Levenshulme Festival, South Manchester UK 2013. She joined the lineup with Christy Moore, Declan Sinnott and some of the biggest names in the Irish music business for a Benefit for Henry McCullough (McCartney/Wings), at Vicar Street in Dublin Ireland which broadcast Live on RTE Radio. She has supported The Cranberries, Nick Lowe, Donovan, Maria McKee, and Irish stars Paul Brady, Mick Flannery and Damien Dempsey.
She comes from four generations in the music business and is the niece of Brendan Bowyer (The Royal Show band). She is the great granddaughter of Albert Bowyer of The Bowyer Westwood Opera Company of Blackpool, England. She made her first musical recording of a sea shanty at the age of six. Her solo work incorporates traditions of American song, including folk, blues, rock,country, English, Scottish and Irish traditional music.