Louise ”Lou” McMahon is a passionate singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Her original material showcases a multitude of melodic riches in a vibrant package. Combining a haunting voice with thought provoking lyrics and beautiful melodies ”Lou McMahon is one to watch” Danny McElhinney, Associated Press – Irish Daily Mail. Lou is signed to Arc Musics sub label Pixie Pace Records for sync publishing.
McMahons vocals are as angelic and pure as her Irish roots. She follows in the footsteps of Irish leading ladies like Nina Persson of The Cardigans and Dolores O’Roirdan of The Cranberries but with a stronger deep contemporary folk delivery. Ireland has embraced the Music of McMahon by publishing one of her songs on the Award-Winning compilation “The Ultimate Guide to Irish Folk”. The Apprentice, a national Irish TV show featured McMahons song “A River”. The song was selected to be the first track on their music compilation that was distributed with the Irish Mail newspaper. Her music has been accepted on national radio stations like Dublin City FM, BBC radio, RTE Radio and more. Besides The Apprentice, McMahon has performed live on National televisions shows like An Samhradh Linn and Ireland AM.
Lou has travelled the world with her talent, both working as a musician with Princess Cruises and touring with her solo show, she has performed as a headline act in Australia, Asia, South Pacific Islands, Europe, Canada and United States of America.
Lou McMahon is fortunate to work with internationally acclaimed artists; Terry Woods (The Pogues, Sweeneys Men) features on her recordings as a musician, producer and Lou has performed as a support act to Jack Lukeman, Mundy, Freddie White, Eleanor McEvoy, Mary Coughlan and Mary Black in arts centres and venues around Ireland including Vicar Street, The Academy and The Olympia.
Publications: Ultimate Guide To Irish Folk (ARC Music) 2014, Fighting Chance (The Apprentice TV3) 2011