Boo Hewerdine Band

Tue Dec 12 2017

8:00 PM Doors

The Brook

466 Portswood Rd Southampton SO17 3SD

£12 Adv / £15 Door

Ages 18+

Share With Friends

English singer-songwriter whose songs are possibly better known than he is! Collaborated with K.d Lang, Mel C, Eddie Reader and Paul Young among others.

Boo Hewerdine Band

  • Boo Hewerdine Band

    Boo Hewerdine Band

    Contemporary Folk

    As a recording artist, Boo’s first tentative steps came with the band, The Great Divide before the formation of his much-loved eighties group The Bible and a career that subsequently bloomed such that he is now in constant demand as a musician, songwriter, producer, teacher and live concert performer.

    Brit Award winning, former Fairground Attraction singer (and Scottish national treasure) Eddi Reader (MBE) is the perhaps the artist Boo Hewerdine is most regularly associated with, as a songwriter, musician and producer. Together they enjoyed international success with the (Hewerdine written) hit single ‘Patience of Angels’ in 1995 and Boo also produced Reader’s ‘Sings the Songs of Robert Burns’ in 2003, an album now viewed as a folk classic. In 2017 Hewerdine continues to enjoy playing live and writing new material with Eddi Reader and will release his first studio album himself in the Spring, titled ‘Swimming in Mercury’, astonishingly his first in 8 years. 

  • Findlay Napier

    Findlay Napier

    Singer-Songwriter

    “Songcraft and wit in the Difford & Tilbrook tradition” (Sunday Herald)

    “Michael Marra meets Elvis Costello. . . Napier oozes class” (Folk Radio UK)

     “A beautiful amalgam of Scottish soul, funk and folk” (Irish American Times)

    “More rock’n’roll than 50 shitty indie bands” (BluesBunny)

    “Weird” (Sunday Mail)

    As defined in the title of his remarkable 2015 solo debut VIP: Very Interesting Persons (No.2 in the Daily Telegraph’s top dozen folk albums that year), Scottish singer-songwriter (and sometime stand-up comic) Findlay Napier categorically commands musical VIP status.

    Co-written and produced by revered UK songsmith Boo Hewerdine, VIP’s ten biographical tracks, invoking real-life sources from Hedy Lamarr to a cave-dwelling Scottish tramp, marked another career high for Napier, building on plaudits and awards for his previous line-ups Back of the Moon, Queen Anne’s Revenge and The Bar Room Mountaineers.

    He now turns those same supreme songwriting and storytelling gifts, allied with magpie-minded imagination and truly magnificent vocals, to his adoptive home town, on VIP’s hotly anticipated follow-up, Glasgow.

    Continuing his collaboration with Hewerdine, the new album combines freshly-penned originals with classics and rarities from Glasgow’s vast and colourful ballad canon, by authors as diverse as Hamish Imlach and The Blue Nile. Together, they form an extended musical love-letter to Scotland’s metropolis, celebrating 20 years since Napier first arrived as a student, swapping his idyllic Highland childhood home for the 14th floor of the city’s notorious (and since demolished) Red Road flats. 

  • Elma

    Elma

    Singer-Songwriter

    Welcome to the ‘contemporary vintage’ world of new UK duo Elma.
     
    Elma comprises songwriter/guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Mark Ellis (best known as drummer of controversial indie band Hamfatter) and singer Ellie Gillett, straight out of university her classically trained, intimate vocal style and irresistible personality have proved an instant hit with the duo’s audiences.
     
    As an antidote to the crazy exposure surrounding Hamfatter’s performance on Dragon’s Den and the hectic UK tour after the band’s indie chart success, Mark began penning simple, heart-felt songs which harked back to a less cynical age of pop music. When Mark first heard Ellie singing he immediately knew hers was the perfect voice to bring these songs to life, both on stage and on record.
     
    Elma were quickly scouted for support slots with the Beta Band’s Steve Mason (at The Junction, Cambridge) and cult ‘80s band The Bible (at Under the Bridge, Chelsea), alongside several highly-acclaimed headline performances.
     
    Armed with a clutch of authentic, unforgettable songs including their debut single Slo-Mo and with their debut album on the go it won’t be long before Elma’s unique ‘contemporary vintage’ sound takes the world by storm!
     
    Things that have been said about us...
     
    Roddy Hart - BBC Radio Scotland
     
    “Finely crafted and assured retro-pop from a promising young duo.”
     
    Sue Marchant - BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
     
    “Slo Mo used to be synonymous with The Matrix, but now it’s Elma’s vibrant retro pop - the last thing you want to dodge!”
     
    Maddie Hickish - BBC Radio 4
     
    “What butter does for crumpets, Elma will do for your life. Their music is delectable, comforting, fortifying and essential.”

Please correct the information below.

Select ticket quantity.

Complete the security check.

Select Ticket(s)

limit 10 per person
General Admission

£12.00 (+ £1.10 Fees)

Delivery Method

eTickets

Terms & Conditions

This event is 18 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 18 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.

All our events are 18+ for main ticket holders, you may bring 14+ with you (unless otherwise stated on an event). Main Ticket holders must be able to present valid ID indicating that they are 18+.

Full Terms & Conditions.

TicketWeb are committed to supporting grassroots & independent music across the UK and are proud to partner with & support the work of the Music Venue Trust. A 50p contribution from the booking fee on each ticket goes directly to maintain and sustain this venue. For more info on the work the Music Venues Trust does to support grassroots venues in the UK please visit www.musicvenuetrust.com

Boo Hewerdine Band

Tue Dec 12 2017 8:00 PM Doors

The Brook Southampton
Boo Hewerdine Band

£12 Adv / £15 Door Ages 18+

English singer-songwriter whose songs are possibly better known than he is! Collaborated with K.d Lang, Mel C, Eddie Reader and Paul Young among others.

Please correct the information below.

Select ticket quantity.

Complete the security check.

Select Ticket(s)

Ages 18+
limit 10 per person
General Admission
£12.00 (+ £1.10 Fees)

Delivery Method

eTickets

Terms & Conditions

This event is 18 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 18 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.

All our events are 18+ for main ticket holders, you may bring 14+ with you (unless otherwise stated on an event). Main Ticket holders must be able to present valid ID indicating that they are 18+.

Full Terms & Conditions.

TicketWeb are committed to supporting grassroots & independent music across the UK and are proud to partner with & support the work of the Music Venue Trust. A 50p contribution from the booking fee on each ticket goes directly to maintain and sustain this venue. For more info on the work the Music Venues Trust does to support grassroots venues in the UK please visit www.musicvenuetrust.com