Littlemen & Wildwood Kin

Wed 10th October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm (Doors: 7:30pm)
Littlemen & Wildwood Kin
Half Seated/Half Standing Gig

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Tagged in: Americana, Folk

HALF SEATED & HALF STANDING GIG

This event is in aid of the Charity ‘Creativity Works’

Littlemen

Littlemen: Crafted in the Wiltshire Countryside. intense, passionate and gentle. Their debut album, Long Road Home, was born from the experience that have marked the lives of the musicians who made it, bringing you close to some of their most difficult moments, moments that we all face one way or another.

After a motorcycle accident littlemen lyricist, Nick Allen, started getting his thoughts, hopes and prayers on paper. After years of writing and building himself a recording studio he joined forces With singer song-writer, Simon

Allen (brother of another mother) to form Littlemen with Robert Brian, Jon Buckett, Andrew Maggs and Paul Hartshorn

Having recorded their debut, the gentlemen are about to release several more tracks in the coming months.

Wildwood Kin

Folk trio Wildwood Kin were formed by sisters Beth and Emillie Key and their cousin Meghann Loney in Exeter following an open-mike invite at their local pub.
The three relatives began singing together at a young age, having learned to harmonize from their mothers. Inspired by the work of acts like Fleetwood Mac, Bob Dylan, and Mumford and Sons, the group began to cultivate an Anglo-Americana style within their own songwriting, and in 2015 the fledgling band put out their debut EP.

Following the release of Salt of the Earth, Wildwood Kin were nominated for the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award, and by 2016 they were securing slots at festivals like Glastonbury, Cambridge Folk Festival, and Beautiful Days. They continued to tour extensively that year, supporting the Oh Hellos and Seth Lakeman, and were subsequently featured on the latter’s Top 20 album Ballads of the Broken Few.

In early 2017 they were honored at the second UK Americana Awards with the Bob Harris Emerging Artist gong. Later that year, Wildwood Kin released their debut long-player, Turning Tides, which drew comparisons to American sibling trio Haim.

 

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