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Daniel Bachman at the Lantern, Bristol

It has been a long time coming, waiting to see Daniel Bachman play in flesh, so to speak. A musician of rare and remarkable talents he popped up at the Lantern in Bristol this weekend. Apparently this was his third … Continue reading

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Blue Rose Code at The Convent

Sat here on this spring Sunday morning with my second illicit cup of coffee, my head is still swirling with the songs of Blue Rose Code from the night before, and most particularly Edina from The Ballads of Peckham Rye … Continue reading

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Eliza Carthy & the Wayward Band and Larkin Poe both at the Convent Club

Two shows, two great bands, two musical traditions and one special venue. On the face of it Eliza Carthy et al and Larkin Poe couldn’t be further apart – one with their feet standing on the solid pillars of English … Continue reading

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Kris Drever & Boo Hewerdine at the Convent Club

Doing so much folk lately I feel I should rush out, buy some cordurouys and stitch on some elbow patches…. latests is the first-time-pairing-out-on-the-road thing of Kris Drever and Boo Hewerdine at my new second home, the Convent Club; the … Continue reading

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Fabian Holland at The Convent Club

Ian Drury’s claim that ‘There ain’t half been some ever b*st*rds’ may not be the most flattering way to introduce a few scribbles about Fabian Holland but hopefully you get the point. There sometimes seems to be an almost limitless … Continue reading

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Karthryn Stewart and Sean Lakeman at the Convent Club

Reminded again of our great good fortune to have such a special venue as the Convent Club right on our doorstep, Mrs H-C and I rolled up on a drear Saturday eve to the now familiar intimacy that is the … Continue reading

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Stones – Tom Mitchell

Funny thing music; fashions come and go (some don’t go quite as fast as they might), for a while we seem swamped by this fad or the other, and you look back and ponder, ‘Urgh what were we thinking?’ Latterly … Continue reading

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