Sive (Sadhbh O’Sullivan) is a highly acclaimed songwriter and musician, recognised as “one of the most inspiring and exciting artists of our time” by Female First UK. Her album “The Roaring Girl” released in 2017 established her as a captivating live performer, sharing stages with renowned artists like Gemma Hayes, Lisa Hannigan, and Christy Moore. She won the audience choice vote for RTÉ’s Other Voices and performed at prestigious festivals worldwide, including TSB Festival of Lights (New Zealand) and Electric Picnic.
Her latest album “We Begin in Darkness” (2022) received critical acclaim and was named Album of the Week on BBC Radio’s Late Show. She was awarded a commission under the Brigid 1500 Initiative, 2023 to create a song cycle for three voices, exploring the legacy and folklore of Brigid the saint and the goddess.
Sive’s distinctive and dynamic vocal, coupled with her expertise in finger-style guitar, creates a compelling style of alt-folk that mesmerizes audiences during her beguiling live shows.