Imelda May is singer/songwriter from Ireland whose beautiful voice and bewitching songs have built her a big audience during the last two decades. With six albums in the rearview mirror, Imelda’s songs and style are beloved of blues legends such as Ronnie Wood and Jeff Beck, whilst she’s also collaborated with the likes of Jools Holland, Tom Jones, Noel Gallagher and Miles Kane.
Starting off as a queen of the rockabilly scene, Imelda had hits with ‘Johnny Got A Boom Boom’, ‘Mayhem’ and ‘Kentish Town Waltz’ early in her career, before a change of circumstance and sound brought her to the successful sultry soul stylings of 2017’s ‘Life Love Flesh Blood’ and 2021’s ‘11 Past The Hour’.
A regular on Later… with Jools Holland and the chat show circuit, Imelda May remains one of Ireland’s most recognisable talents and has hit the top spot on the country’s albums chart on many occasions. U2’s Bono is also a big fan and the superstar rock band have invited Imelda to share the stage with them on more than one occasion. She’s recently started to release poetry and also work with progressive group Irish Women In Harmony. The youngest of five siblings, Imelda May is a festival favourite across Europe and her superb voice and rich roots will shine bright in the deer park.