The Ivy House
40 Stuart Road Nunhead, London SE15 3BE
£6.00 adv. (STBF)
Fri 4th March 2016
“Wonderful, Heartfelt Music” Bob Harris, BBC radio 2
“A talent as big as the sky” Colin Hall, R2 magazine
Tom Blackwell is a prolific singer songwriter and performer based in the North of England. His work is influenced by country, soul, blues, gospel & American folk music.
Blackwell has toured across the UK amassing a dedicated following across the Northwest and beyond.
“Once it started playing I couldn’t stop listening…I’m tipping him for great things in 2016.” -Amy Lamé, BBC Radio 6 Music
Robert Chaney is an American performing artist, heir to the songwriting tradition of Townes Van Zandt, Hank Williams, and Judee Sill.
Vive La Rose
“Absolutely stunning” Rough Trade
Nominated for Best Male & Best Song at 2014 Unsigned Music Awards
Vive La Rose is the solo vehicle for Edinburgh songwriter and singer David James Herbert, currently in the studio working on the follow up to 2014’s critically acclaimed EP “Don’t Move, Don’t Speak”. The record was produced by recent Producers Guild award winner Moritz Hausler (Everything Everything/Bat For Lashes) and featured guest musicians Mark Neary (Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds/The Hours) and Nicky Francis (Goldheart Assembly).
Vive La Rose has been championed by among others BBC Radio Scotlands Roddy Hard, XFM/Amazing Radio’s Jim Gellatly and BBC London/Amazing Radio’s Gary Crowly, while publications including the US Billboard Magazine have praised Herbert’s previous work for being “Heavy with spirit, emotion and sadness.”