With music and lyrics reminiscent of Leonard Cohen and a style at once intricate and eloquent, Sean Healen is rapidly achieving the national stage. A long time resident of New Mexico, his recent album “Flood Plain” was awarded the Best Rock CD 2009 at the New Mexico Music Awards. Notable producer Malcolm Burn (Emmy Lou Harris, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Iggy Pop, Jeff Buckley etc...) just produced 8 of his songs for his upcoming release. In addition, Healen has shared double bills with notables including, Michael Franti, John Hiatt, Junior Brown, Chuck Prophet, Jackie Greene, James McMurty, The Gourds, The Bodeans, The English Beat, and The Iguanas.
Sharon Gilcrest with Arne Bey, Margaret Burke and Josh Martin opened for Sean Healen.