20190920: Friday 20th September: Showcase with Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer; Pulling Daisies; Dodo Bones; Luke James Williams
Paul Walker and Karen Pfeiffer
With their unique on-stage chemistry and their widely praised harmonies, this Anglo-German duo entertain and engage their audiences “in a likeable, humorous style”. Combining their own beautifully written songs with a fine choice of folk favourites, Paul’s vocals and individual guitar style, blended with Karen’s clear yet powerful voice, leaves audiences mesmerised. Karen adds alto and tenor recorders, Irish flute and whistle, not to mention the odd German ‘joke’, to make their performance truly entertaining.
“There is nothing that this duo cannot bring to fruition with their own unique style and passion” - Secret Sounds.
Pulling Daisies are an acoustic trio from Cambridgeshire: Liv Thompson on vocals, James Proctor on vocals and tenor guitar and James Speake on mandolin. They play original contemporary folk inspired by the complexities of modern life...
Formed in 2009, this acoustic Indie band from Hertfordshire has an ironic-pop edge.
Robbyn Snow (lead vocals), Stephen Patmore (guitar and spoken word), Ian Newman (double bass) and Mark Gordon (percussion) give powerhouse performances of their own material, along with well-known songs, done their way. Their raw and heartfelt lyrics, seductive vocals and pulsing and gritty accompaniment, combine to produce performances which are tight and full of passion.
Luke James Williams
Broadly categorised as alt.folk and drawing influences from the likes of Sufjan Stevens and PJ Harvey, Cambridge-based singer-songwriter Luke paints pictures with words and sings them in his own distinctly British voice. He has just released his debut EP 'Drove', which has received airplay on BBC6 Music. Luke has received rave reviews for his engaging live performances and has supported the likes of Stu Larsen, Mark Chadwick (Levellers) and renowned folk duo Megson.
"Distinctive vocals and as innovative as ever, a great song!" - Tom Robinson, BBC6 Music.
"A perfect slice of alt.folk pop" - Charlie Ashcroft, Amazing Radio.
8pm (Doors open 7:30pm)
Entry: £10(door), £9(advance), £8(members).