Best Seat Sessions presents
All Things Considered & Circle On The Road
A Crescent Monday Event
14 Jul in the Bar at 7:30pm
Anticipated running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Please note this is an estimated running time and may be subject to change
Best Seat Sessions present two performances in one evening. Firstly, a showcase of songwriters from the songwriting circle, followed by a full band show from Bracknell based folk band 'All Things Considered'
There will also be a collaboration between writers from the circle and the talented folk musicians. All Things Considered will perform a song composed by a member of the Birmingham Songwriting Circle.
ALL THINGS CONSIDERED
Led by vocalist Emma Baldwin - whose haunting tones have been likened to Natalie Merchant, All Things Considered comprise driving fiddle player Gethin Webster, intricate acoustic guitarist Adrian Holden, soaring cello from Andrew Richardson and the tribal percussion of Phil Daniels.
ATC have been played on BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music, multiple regional folk and acoustic shows and radio shows and podcasts in the USA.
Steve Lamacq hailed them a 'talented young folk band', top folk music website Folking.com said they perform 'effortlessly beautiful songs with real feeling' and Folk and Roots wrote that their most recent album Dance Through The Storm is '(a) hauntingly beautiful album, steeped in the rich, glowing history of folk music ... a memorable and enthralling collection of songs'. '
Founded by Singer-Songwriter Dan Whitehouse in 2010, The Birmingham Songwriting Circle are a group of songwriters that meet weekly to share ideas, skills and experiences.
'Circle On The Road' is a celebration of the group's work, featuring songs from past and present members. Expect an eclectic mix of musical genres, an entertaining array of performers, and a vast landscape of content from the usual love, loss, & lust to a celebration of Birmingham's people and places.
Tickets: £4 (£2 Concessions)
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