Fri 2nd Jun at 8:00pm
@ Islington Assembly Hall, London
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This event takes place at Islington Assembly Hall, which has achieved Bronze Status for disabled access from Attitude Is Everything.
British singer/songwriter David Ford is essential listening for anyone who gives a damn about music. He first achieved prominence with the indie rock group Easyworld, who released an independent mini-album, '…Better Ways to Self Destruct' and two full-length albums on Jive Records before disbanding in 2004.
Ford branched into a solo career soon after, and has become known for the sheer passion he puts into his songs, combining Americana, English melodicism and a touch of rock 'n' roll, tied together with finely-crafted lyrics. His emotive stories of social commentary, politics and love in a world going to hell are powerful, engaging and hark back to an era of classic songwriting.
Think Tom Waits, Neil Young and Randy Newman. From raw-throated passion to delicate piano balladry, Ford's music is intelligent, witty and authoritative.
David Ford tour dates
Michele Stodart is a solo artist as well as bassist, vocalist and co-songwriter with the much-loved, Mercury-Prize-nominated and double platinum sellers The Magic Numbers. The band recently released their fourth studio album, Alias, in 2014 with several critics calling it their finest to date, receiving **** in Q and Uncut. Over the summer of 2014-15, The Magic Numbers supported Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Super Furry Animals and Train on their recent arena tour.
In 2012, Michele released an album of her own songs, Wide-Eyed Crossing, a southern-drenched journey into Americana country blues. In support of the record, Michele and her band toured with Villagers, Duke Special, Slow Club and Ben Ottewell of Gomez. She is currently touring with the Magic Numbers and working on a follow-up solo album to be released later this year.
Upon the release of her new solo record Michele will embark on two co-headline tours in Sept with The Goat Roper Rodeo Band and in Oct with Kathryn Williams.
Michele Stodart (The Magic Numbers) tour dates
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Venue: Islington Assembly Hall
Disabled Access: Bronze Status
Enquiries: 020 7527 8900
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