Irish Mick Flannery has been at Tønder Festival several times before, but now he’s back with Susan O’Neill, also from Ireland. The two songwriters gave a concert co-produced by Tønder Festival in Vega in Copenhagen in October 2021. Mick Flannery and Susan O’Neill met in Ireland in 2018, when Susan O’Neill played support at a couple of Mick Flannery’s concerts. A musical collaboration developed, leading to the album In The Game from 2020. The album, written and recorded during lockdown in the summer of 2020, has songs about the up- and down-sides of love. Mick Flannery released his first album Evening Train in 2007, and since has gone on to recognition both in Ireland and internationally. His inspiration is taken from Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and Tom Waits. Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Susan O’Neill, who also performs under the pseudonym SON, is one of Ireland’s youg, critically-praised musicians. Her debut album Found Myself Lost from 2017 was hailed as the album of the year by Irish Hot Press Magazine. Their only festival appearance in Denmark in 2022.