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Live at the Acoustic Club

Dave Denny and friends

Dave Denny has been at it again. He has released yet another album for which all the proceeds go to St Clares' Hospice.
This time he has spent the last 18 months or so capturing live performances at the Acoustic Club from so many players that it is almost a Who's Who of local talent. Bella Chipperfield, The Fog, Jeff Carpenter, Joe Chipperfield Hanako Ward and of course Dave Denny with Jeff Carpenter. All make an exceptional contribution to this unique slice of Stortford Musical History which is available for the princely sum of £5.
Dave has a few in stock and will be happy to swap one of his stock for the aforementioned £5!! Dave said he will drop a few on the desk with Geoff so there are no problems with obtaining a copy

 

 

 

 

 

Gretel!

The Musical

In Concert

After its initial sell-out run at The Other Palace studio space, Gretel! The Musical is back with all the hits from the show. An innovative take on a concert showcase; let the story take you away with magical illustration that will bring the forest alive.

 

Gretel! is a tale of childhood, loyalty, and the power of fantasy to arm us against a dark reality. In a world where your fate is seemingly already written, it’s a reminder that we all have the power to create our own story – for sometimes destiny could use a little help.

 

The newly imagined artwork is by the fabulous Bella Chipperfield and more is expected

Initially this event was planned for June this year, but due to COVID the date has been moved. As soon as the date is released you will find out here!!

 

If you want to find out more, read updates, see previews or generally just support, search Facebook and become a Friend. They are lovely people

 

Thursday’s Band

Chittagong Tattoo

One of my very favourite Bands have just released their 2nd Album Chittagong Tattoo.

A year in the making, this is Thursday’s Band’s second full album - a worthy successor to their previous release ‘All We Have in Common’.

 

Early reviews of Chittagong Tattoo say it is ‘Beautiful storytelling, singing and playing… transports you to cosy intimate interiors and rugged, vibrant landscapes' and ‘A worthy follow up to the first CD - no small achievement, seeing as their first was so brilliant. It’s a great album and worth the wait…'

 

You can get hold of Chittagong Tattoo from www.clunkandrattle.com .

 

Anna Wells

Circles

Anna is an artist we have seen from the very start. From the first nervous steps to the accomplished performer, musician and writer who is destined to move ever onwards and upwards. Circles is an easy-listening, quasi classical-crossover pop album. Some mellow tunes and some definite foot-tappers. Vocal clarity and mixed arrangements featuring mellifluous saxophone hooks, smooth bass lines and tasteful drum grooves. Something here for everyone. The album has a live, acoustic vibe, which venerates the classic singer-songwriter pop genre of the late twentieth-century, combined with a modern, contemporary idiosyncrasy. This album has been in progress since 2017. Ten tracks composed between 2017 up to June 2019.

 

Peter Crossley

Rags to Riches

An album to uplift - enjoy these folksy, original tunes written and performed by Peter, singer songwriter and fiddle player extraordinaire. Peter Crossley has been performing around Hertfordshire Venues for more than a decade, including appearances at Festivals. He has made it his mission to tell stories of being lost and found, broken and fixed, poor but rich and he does so with poetic skill, passion and compassion.

Peter is warm and engaging – as a singer-songwriter, a performer and as a person, and this heartfelt warmth shines through.

 

 

M G Boulter

Blood Moon

M G Boulter is one of our favourite players. Coming from the Thames Coast he brings a new perspective of life, love and all things in between.

Having recorded with many people over the years, his collaborations are a breath of fresh air.


Full details can be found at his website

 

M G BOULTER

 

 

RUBY MUSE
Just Like You

‘Silver-laced songs, filled with the edge of Americana and the gentle repose of love’ Liverpool Sound & Vision

Featuring three enticing tracks in lovingly designed, vinyl-style CD format – plus eco-friendly packaging! All written, played, recorded and produced by Jools Heyes and Malcolm Heyes, aka Ruby Muse in their cosy Cambridgeshire studio.

 

 

CLICK HERE to buy/download

Ruby Muse Facebook Page

 

Bella Chipperfield

Leave My Mind

One of our favourite artists has just released her debut EP.

 

Bella says "Excited to announce that the EP is officially HERE! Available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and Amazon Music! Give it a listen and let us know what you think!"

Available now on Spotify

 

 

ELLIOT PORTER

LANES

 

Lanes is Elliot’s most recent album which is top full of great tunes.

11 very classy songs that reflect his life, loves and music, an absolute belter of an album.

 

Available on iTunes

CLICK THE LINK HERE!

 

elliotporter website

 

CARELESS

FRED'S HOUSE

The brand new album now. Careless is the third album from Fred's House featuring 11 tracks. Presented in a scrapbook style packaging with lyric booklet.

 

CLICK HERE

for information.

 

FRED'S HOUSE MUSIC

 

 

Thursday’s Band

All We Have In Common

 

The songs on this album take you on a journey through the bleak darkness of The Black Ship, the quiet longing of ‘Cold Boston, the understated sharing of emotion in Train to Albionby way of the tongue in cheek humour of Eating Mexican, to the raw feeling of ‘Flyand if Lucindas vocals on ‘Jupiterdont move your soul then you should start looking for it.

 A band that works its magic across its chosen genre, blurring and bending the edges along the way….’ (Folkwords)