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Al O KaneA long awaited return for this talented singer / songwriter from Frome.

Al O’Kane is a fresh singer-songwriter and guitarist from Frome in Somerset. He has played gigs alongside the likes of Eddie Martin, Cara Dillon, Kevin Ayers, Beth Rowley, Ashley Hutchings, Stringer/Bessant (REEF), Seth Lakeman and Adrian Edmondson & the Bad Shepherds.

Currently gigging as a Solo Acoustic Artist, Al is now in the final stages of recording his debut album “Oort Cloud Visitor”. It’s an “alternative folky blues-rock crossover with a bit of country thrown in for good measure” …it will be Al’s finest collection of original songs to date and will be pushing a very new acousticTom Vigar sound – it is due for release later this Summer!

Taking the support slot is Tom Vigar, a young up and coming songwriter from Bradford On Avon.


Jamie HawkinsGreat to welcome back Jamie to Seend. This Swindon singer / songwriter has already wowed us at the club and at this years beer festival. An award winning songwriter who’s songs tell a great story with lyrics that draw you in, and what a voice too!

In support this week we have Bi-Vocal which is Sandy Ball and Bryony McGinty, beautiful unaccompanied harmonies.

See you there!


hungrytownThis week we have American touring duo Hungrytown gracing our lovely upstairs room at the club

If your musical belly needs to be filled up with something other than the usual song-stuffs, then it is suggested you change your diet of melodies to the folk sound of Hungrytown.  Pin-sharp harmonies and multi-instrumental arrangements ensure the delivery of a wide range of American folk, acoustic and Appalachian music.Hailing from Vermont, they have toured the UK several times before, including playing at the Village Pump festival last year, but this is the first time we’ve managed to lure them over to Seend.  Their lively and quirky delivery of Americana is always a great delight.

In support this week is Tim Manning with his Blind River Scare solo set.


Lowri Evans 1This week it is our pleasure to welcome Welsh singer Lowri Evans to Clwb Acwstig Seend!  Malc first came across her singing and playing by her camper in a field at Village Pump Folk Festival a couple of years ago and was instantly blown away by her gorgeous vocals.  Lowri sings both in English and her native tongue so we might learn a few new words this week. The poor lass has to be in Llanelli early the next morning for a radio interview so let’s give her a night to make it all worth it!  Hopefully the weather will be a bit cooler too, not that I want to wish it away just yet!

“Wonderful singer songwriter” Bob Harris BBC Radio 2

“Lowri Evans has surely cut one of the albums of this or any other year. It’s simply a dream” Rock ’n’ Reel (R2)

“Class act” Martin Simpson

“Fantastic voice, can’t wait to get my little mitts on the new album” Frank Hennessy BBC Radio Wales

“Evans is like one of those rare gold nuggets, not often found, nestling within the Welsh valleys”  Isthismusic.com

 


David WaddingtonThis week we have the supremely talented David Waddington from Salisbury taking the main slot having been a number of times as support artist. David is an accomplished musician, singer and songwriter and has a long history of touring and was in Toyah’s band years ago. Whilst he plays mostly his own material he also does great cover versions of others. He also has looping kit and isn’t afraid to use it.

 

 

 

Jasmine

 

In support slot this week is Jasmine Beth on tour over here from Australia, stunning vocals and guitar and we are delighted she’s coming to play for us!


Ami KaelynAmi Kaelyn is a multi-instrumentalist singer songwriter from Malmesbury in Wiltshire.
Ami has been writing and performing her own compositions nearly all her life and has a beautiful, etherial style.
She has played venues across the South West for a number of years and is well established as a live performer of her own music.
Recently, she has been working with folk band The Home Fires with songwriting and depping on live performances on cello.

Kirsty Clinch

Kirsty Clinch

Seend’s very own Kirsty Clinch is taking the main slot this week and will show you how locally you can find great talent. Kirsty is a singer/songwriter that loves making music to touch the hearts of many. With her wise lyrics, beautiful melodies, and unique guitar playing skills she will make you stop and look… she really has a presence if you ever get the honor to watch her live.
Kirsty Clinch is nursery nurse by day, but every other second she has free is dedicated to her music, as that’s the dream she wishes to follow for the rest of her life.
Shes a mix of Eva Cassidys pure voice, Newton Faulkner tapping talents and Ed Sheeran’s wise words and beautiful melodies. These are also her top inspirations

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