The Apathy Sessions, Deluxe Version Of Aoife O’Donovan’s GRAMMY-Nominated Album Age Of Apathy Out January 27 | Shore Fire Media

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The Apathy Sessions, Deluxe Version Of Aoife O’Donovan’s GRAMMY-Nominated Album Age Of Apathy Out January 27

O’Donovan Is 3x GRAMMY-Nominated For Best Folk Album, Best American Roots Performance & Best American Roots Song

Also Up For Best Album & Best Song at Folk Alliance International's International Folk Music Awards

Will Perform On Rachael Ray Show On February 3

Follows Recent TV Performances On Kimmel, CBS Saturday + Kelly Clarkson


Today, Aoife O’Donovan shares The Apathy Sessionsa deluxe edition of her multiple GRAMMY-nominated 2022 album Age Of Apathy. Listen to The Apathy Sessions here.

Earlier this week, O’Donovan shared a cover of Sharon Van Etten’s “I Love You But I’m Lost,” due out FridayVan Etter herself expressed her admiration for O’Donovan’s performance in a recent tweetListen to Aoife O’Donovan’s “I Love You But I’m Lost” here.

Recorded through a unique residency with Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL, O’Donovan wrote and recorded Age Of Apathy on-site at their studio with GRAMMY-nominated engineer Darren Schneider while collaborating entirely remotely with producer Joe Henry (Bonnie Raitt, Rhiannon Giddens). Rolling Stonehas called Age Of Apathy “stunning,” while Pitchfork says O’Donovan “taps into the propulsion of prime Joni Mitchell.”

Age Of Apathy is now nominated for the Best Folk Album GRAMMY as well as Best American Roots Performance and Best American Roots Song, both of those for “Prodigal Daughter” featuring Allison Russell. She's also nominated for Best Album and Best Song at Folk Alliance International's International Folk Music Awards.

On February 3, Aoife O’Dononvan will perform on the Rachael Ray Show. This appearance follows recent television performances on Jimmy Kimmel Live!CBS Saturday Morningand The Kelly Clarkson Show.

This spring, O’Donovan will be taking her acclaimed full album cover version of Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska on tour in the UK and US. Full dates can be found below.

Listen to Age Of Apathy here.



GRAMMY Award-winning artist Aoife O’Donovan operates in a thrilling musical world beyond genre. Deemed “a vocalist of unerring instinct” by the New York Times, she has released three critically-acclaimed and boundary-blurring solo albums including her most recent record, 2022’s boldly orchestrated and literarily crafted Age Of Apathy. Recorded and written over the course of Winter and Spring 2021 with acclaimed producer Joe Henry (Bonnie Raitt, Rhiannon Giddens), Age Of Apathy is “stunning” (Rolling Stone) and “taps into the propulsion of prime Joni Mitchell” (Pitchfork). Age of Apathy is nominated for 3 GRAMMY awards including Best Folk Album.

A savvy and generous collaborator, Aoife is one third of the group I’m With Her with bandmates Sara Watkins and Sarah Jarosz. The trio’s debut album See You Aroundwas hailed as “willfully open-hearted” by NPR Music. I’m With Her earned an Americana Music Association Award in 2019 for Duo/Group of the Year, and a Grammy-award in 2020 for Best American Roots Song.

O’Donovan spent the preceding decade as co-founder and front woman of the string band, Crooked Still and is the featured vocalist on The Goat Rodeo Sessions — the group with Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile. She has appeared as a featured vocalist with over a dozen symphonies including the National Symphony Orchestra, written for Alison Krauss, performed with jazz trumpeter Dave Douglas, and spent a decade as a regular contributor to the radio variety shows “Live From Here” and “A Prairie Home Companion.”


Aoife O’Donovan Plays Nebraska

Jan 30 — London, UK @ Kings Place

Jan 31 — Glasgow, UK @ Center For Contemporary Arts

Feb 1 — Glasgow, UK @ Oran Mor %

Feb 2 — Leeds, UK @ Left Bank

Mar 15 — Alexandria, VA @ Birchmere ^

Mar 16 — New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom ^

Mar 17 — Cambridge, MA @ Sanders Theatre ^

Mar 18 — Brownfield, ME @ Stone Mountain Arts

Apr 12 — Stoughton, WI @ Stoughton Opera House *

Apr 13 — Evanston, IL @ SPACE *

Apr 14 — St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club *

Apr 15 — St. Louis, MO @ Sheldon Concert Hall *

Apr 16 — Nashville, TN @ Basement East *


% = performing with the Age Of Apathy band

^ = with very special guests Hawktail

* = with very special guests The Westerlies


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