Fraser Anderson with John Parker, Bex Baxter & Holly Carter

Thu 3rd August, 2023
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm (Doors: 7:30pm)
Fraser Anderson with John Parker, Bex Baxter & Holly Carter

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Born in Scotland, Fraser’s love of music began as a teenager when he witnessed the tragic death of a young man. To process the extremity of the experience he began songwriting in the back of school books as a form of therapy.

By nineteen he was married with kids. Working around the clock he found rare moments to write songs. It wasn’t long before Scottish folk legend Dougie McLean invited Anderson to join his band. This influenced his acclaimed debut album ‘And the Girl with the Strawberry, which was recorded and released in Perth, Scotland in 2003

Fraser moved to rural France in 2005 to raise his family. In 2006 he launched his second album, Coming Up For Air, hailed as “Truly beautiful” by BBC R2’s Bob Harris.

In 2010 he released his Third album Little Glass Box, featuring the legendary Danny Thompson on double bass (John Martyn) “Quite brilliant” – Folk Radio.

Support tours have included Joan Armatrading, Pete Doherty, Italian artist Niccolo Fabi, and the legendary Chuck Berry on his 2010 European tour.

Fraser then divorced and moved to Bristol where he released Under the Cover of Lightness in 2016 which was voted album of the week by BBC Radio Ulster.

Likened to Damien Rice, Nick Drake, Bon Iver and Joni Mitchel’s melodic movement, Fraser’s poetic honesty weaves throughout his music.

Audiences have described his live performances as deeply moving and uplifting.

His 5th studio album, All we are, is due for release Spring 2023

Performing with Double Bass legend John Parker (Nizlipoi, Ed Sheeran) Bex Baxter and Holly Carter.

Bex Baxter

Bex Baxter is a muli talented trail blazer and one of Bristols most influential woman having pioneered the first Period policy as a Director of Coexist in Hamilton House which led to global media attention with all major news papers,  including a live interview on ITV’s “This Morning’ and a TED Talk.

In her musical life Bex is currently recording her own album which will showcase her writing talents and her astonishing vocal gift.

Holly Carter

Holly Carter recently won the award ‘Best instrumentalist’ at the 2023 Americana UK Awards. An incredible guitar player who effortlessly dances around the fretboard and regularly has audiences applauding her mid song.