PalFest Ireland presents an exciting double bill of new music on the main stage of the O'Reilly Theatre. Palestinian singer Ruba Shamshoum's songs are a blend of jazz harmonies and Middle Eastern influences, with vocals that are influenced by Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf, and Norah jones amongst others. Along with the live debut of renowned artist turned songwriter David Rooney. This is an unmissable double bill. Acclaimed artist and illustrator David Rooney has been turning his talent to songwriting.Produced by Declan O’Rourke, songs from his forthcoming album will get their debut performance on PalFest’s launch night, accompanied by Conor Guilfoyle on drums, Jay Wilson on piano, Baz Rycraft on bass and Ruba Shamshoum on vocals.