Sarah Jory began to learn to play musical instruments at the age of five, when she obtained her first steel guitar.
Jory's first album, Sarah's Steel Line, which she recorded with the band Poacher, was released by Crow Records in 1980, when she was eleven years old. After the album's release, she was asked to play at the Petersborough Festival of Music, having appeared earlier at Neil Coppendale's British Country Music Festival at the Brighton Centre.
In 1988, Jory worked in Bristol and formed her own professional band, opening for Eric Clapton in Dublin, among others and toured with Glen Campbell. Jory played with the Van Morrison band during 2006 and 2009 and performed on his albums Keep It Simple and Astral Weeks Live at the Hollywood Bowl and on the DVD Astral Weeks Live at the Hollywood Bowl: The Concert Film.In 2009, she performed with the touring production of, Essence of Ireland. Since 2013, Sarah has been very proud to be part of Phil Mack promotions and live events where she holds the responsibility of being Musical Director, and is now proud to be adding my new venture of TV presenting alongside Phil Mack with the new show Sarah Jory’s Hot Picks. This started on Aug 15 th , 2016 on Keep it Country TV. The show focuses mainly on new and not yet established artists & bands from Europe and the States, but with the odd favorite oldie, but goodie thrown in for good measure. Sarah says ... ‘I am very excited about the show, and I am over the moon about being given the chance to do this’. She also has a busy touring schedule throughout Europe as well as America and Asia, and has recently been involved in playing shows for the legend that is Cyndi Lauper. In March 2017, Sarah played at the Texas Steel Guitar Convention and in April 2017, headlined one of the nights at the famous Basel Blues Festival in Switzerland. Sarah is also a regular member of the European based, Music Road Pilots. The Pilots have won numerous awards and nominated for many more. With th