Kit Holmes with Al Greenwood

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  • Date: Thursday 16th August
  • Price: £15.00
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Location: Henry Sandon Hall
  • Category: Blues
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Kit Holmes – vocals, guitar and fiddle; Al Greenwood – guitar

Kit’s trademark sultry vocals and virtuoso guitar playing have wowed audiences across the UK through extensive touring with guitar hero John Etheridge. The Observer described her music as “Macy Gray meets Nick Drake”, and both Bob Harris and Andy Kershaw have featured her on their BBC shows. Recent gigs include Paul McCartney’s LIPA, the Anne Frank Awards at the BBC, a performance for Bill Bryson and Andy Kershaw, and a headline show at the International Guitar Festival of Great Britain. Kit’s third album Driving into the Blue, which features the legendary double bass player Danny Thompson, was met with high critical acclaim. Expect an enthralling and energetic live performance of “blues driven roots with a soul sensibility”.

“Impressive... all the makings of a new British guitar heroine” 4 Stars - The Guardian

Pre-Show Guitar Workshop 5.30pm – 6.15pm

Free for up to 12 people with tickets to the concert

Gain some expert tips and advice about all aspects of guitar playing! All abilities welcome from age 10 years upwards. Try out some warm-up exercises, explore tab and music, and develop your technique, musicianship and performance skills. Bring an acoustic guitar to take part or simply listen and learn!

Places allocated on a first come first served basis – pre booking required.

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