Donegal singer for Texas festival

Rosie Carney.
Donegal-based singer/songwriter Rosie Carney will be playing in Austin, Texas in 2016 as part of the South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival.

Donegal-based singer/songwriter Rosie Carney will be playing in Austin, Texas in 2016 as part of the South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival.

She, and acts from all around the world, will be performing to an estimated audience of around thirty thousand people.

South by Southwest is an annual set of film, interactive media and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March every hyear.

“I am SO excited and feel so lucky to announce that I will be travelling to Austin, Texas to showcase my music at SXSW 2016.” said Carney on her Facebook page.

The festival features more than 2,200 official performers and is seen as one of the biggest showcases for emrging musical talent.

Brought up in Hampshire before moving to Downings, Carney made her big breakthrough last year by appearing on the acclaimed Other Voices, the series of concerts feauring established names and emerging talent which is recorded for televsion broadcast. Names that appeared on the 12th series along side Carney included David Gray, Hozier, Agnes Obel, George Ezra and The Gloaming,