20180119: Friday 19th January: Dan Wilde; S J and The Flying Pigs
Support: Anna Hester
Song-smith Dan has been performing his own brand of richly observant folk in the UK and beyond for the past five years, touring the USA, Germany, Switzerland, Holland and the Czech Republic. He has three studio albums to his credit, ’This is the Place’ (2010), ‘With Fire in Mind’ (2013) and ‘Rhythm on the City Wall’ (2017). His new video, 'Abusing My Position', taken from his second studio album, was filmed in Cambridge's Museum of Technology.
“Engrossing and charismatic” Folkwords
“Wonderfully perceptive” - Richard Madeley, BBC Radio 2
SJ and the Flying Pigs
SJ is a country singer/songwriter from Cambridge. Since recording her debut solo album 'Nashville Sessions' in 2014 in Tennessee, SJ has been gigging frequently across the UK and has even performed in Europe and China. Her backing band, The Flying Pigs, Kieran Morgan (banjo), Nicky Terry (fiddle), Ian Griffith (drums), Oli Steggles (slide guitar) and Joe Taylor (bass), takes its name from the pub The Flying Pig, where they joined forces. Expect a soulful country sound with plenty of fun and energy! Their debut EP 'Fireball' is out now.
'A fantastic emerging act from Cambridgeshire putting her own spin on country sounds' BBC Introducing Cambs.
Singer/songwriter Anna Hester released her debut EP 'In the Meantime' in 2014. She is currently working on a new body of work inspired by postcards. Inspired by a songwriting course she attended in September 2016, Anna is currently undertaking a songwriting project called The Postcard Project, with the intention of recording a new EP.
'A very powerful and confident voice'. Paul Rawcliffe, Fatea Records.
8pm (Doors open 7:30pm)
Entry: £9(door), £8(advance), £7(members).