To call Nick a superlative singer/songwriter could put his highly lauded guitar talent in the shade, and to call him a guitarist's guitarist might slight his distinctive, soulful voice and passionate songs.
Not forgetting the wild ride that is one of his live shows - from personal introspection to biting political satire via a charmingly caustic wit that would make Groucho Marx proud.
Sounding at times like the late, great Sandy Denny, Jordan is also a remarkably inventive piano player. St Matthews Church Hall, Newtown, Exeter EX1 2LJ Doors 7.45pm.
8pm prompt beginners dance workshop, followed by improvers dance workshop. 9.15-10pm Roger & Makiko, 10-10.45pm House Bands & guests. Info Pat / Mike 01392 811593, email [email protected]
From the woman who dressed as a soldier on the Western Front to the women football players banned by the FA, the ambulance drivers running the gauntlet of enemy fire in Flanders and the so-called surplus million single women.
Inspirational women, working in a time of conflict, leaving a legacy.
Compellingly sung, with expert, often classically-inflected arrangements.
f Roots, Inspired by the stories of the many remarkable women who served in the Great War, Jordan has produced one of the most touching and powerful folk albums of the year so far.Their performance will be a mix of original, epic songs which rise up on Kathryns amazing vocals to soar over the wonders and horrors of stories set in south west of England and interspersed with lively English traditional tunes to get you kicking up a dance.If you dont know Devonbird they are: Kathryn Bird vocals and whistle, Sophia Colkin on violin and Andy Clarke stringed instruments and vocals. For more information call 01392 881105 or visit the Club on Facebook Thursday 18 January 2018 - The Outside Track - Brixham Theatre, New Road, Brixham TQ5 8TA (map) A stunning synthesis of virtuosity and energy, The Outside Track's marriage of Canadian, Scottish and Irish music and song has been rapturously received around the world.Since the end of November 2013 the circulation has been run using the Mail Chimp service which allows you to subscribe / unsubscribe automatically. After completing the form initially, you will be asked to complete the subscription process by clicking a link in an email Mail Chimp will send you. (Please note: If you are a Gmail user, the e-circulars may well arrive in your 'Promotions' inbox folder rather than 'Primary' - if you see these separately.) All information is given in good faith but no responsibility can be accepted for its accuracy. Why not come along and learn a few historic shanties, from a few historic (or at least ancient) shanty men?? They have received plaudits from folk royalty including Seth Lakeman, Jon Boden, Rod Clements, Declan Sinnott, BBC Introducing.Do check with the organiser before setting out on a long journey. Playing over 100 gigs each year, these troubadours are to be found far and wide across our beautiful island. Saturday 13 January 2017 8pm - Louise Jordan No Petticoats Here - The Alice Cross Centre, St.Theres also some pop classics thrown in to up the tempo. Saturday 27 January 2018 8pm - Windjammer EP Launch - David (guitar, mandola, whistle) and Graham's (violin, guitar, vocals) repertoire is based on traditional music of the British Isles, intermixed with occasional modern cover versions and their own material. Welsh four-piece folk noir band noted for their intelligent lyrics and sparse (often acoustic) musical arrangements. "A set of songs that makes you think and touches your soul from a man for whom the word genius would not be an overstatement." (Jeremy Searle)Americana; "Dylan Thomas meets Ray Davies backed by The Waterboys?