Jimmy will be playing on 23rd March with two members of The Firewalkers, Jason Riley on bass, and Adrian Hall on piano. jimmyrae.co.uk
A real gem. We don't really need another singer-songwriter, but when they're this good, you just have to rearrange the furniture and make room’. Jackie Hayden, Hotpress Magazine.
Oh by the way, she also taught Bono how to play the guitar. Ask her about it!! celinecarroll.com
Bold Street Bill
David Harbottle and the Friendly Cats are a seven piece Folk/Acoustic outfit. They are a hardworking band that prides itself on originality and musical independence. As a collective they have completed two tours of Ireland and a tour of Italy. They have also appeared on English and Irish Television. Following on from the release of their debut EP 'Strangers', they are currently in the process of mastering their debut album. http://soundcloud.com/david-
The culmination of their work so far being the national release of their third album "Femme Fatale" in September, which was recorded in Nashville TN earlier in the year. Fronted by sisters Hannah (mandolin) and Sophia (guitar), accompanied by banjo/dobro, bass and fiddle, the band draws upon the genres of Bluegrass, Western Swing and Gypsy Jazz for inspiration. By combining original songwriting, sweet sister harmonies, hard driving rhythms and energetic performances, The Toy Hearts have developed a truly unique sound that leaves their audiences breathless and ready for more!
The Toy Hearts will be appearing at Grateful Fred's Roots and Acoustic Night in Formby on Wednesday 4th April 2012, with support from Pip Mountjoy. Tickets are £7.50 from wegottickets.com thetoyhearts.com