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Live Music – 34 Pepper Street

34 Pepper Street’s Thursday Live At 34 returns with local artist, entertainer and Ukulele player Marc Gallagher. Playing quirky covers and heartfelt originals this promises to be a fantastic night of music. Thursday 4th Oct from 730pm. Free Entry

September 28, 2018 0 comments Listings

ABBIE OZARD & BAND

WORDS & MUSIC WHITE HORSE LIVE WHITE HORSE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9TH FROM 8:30 PM ABBIE OZARD & BAND Abbie Ozards’s debut single “Average Disguise” won her an army of admirers after extensive BBC 6 Music plays earlier this year. Her stunning voice and shoe gaze styled writing led her to a summer of festival gigs and a rumoured imminent record[Read More…]

September 25, 2018 0 comments Listings

THE FIREFLYS

WORDS & MUSIC @ WHITE HORSE LIVE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10TH FROM 8:30 PM THE FIREFLYS The Fireflys are a Runcorn based band whose raw rock style also encompasses folk and Americana. Their new album “Only Us, Northern Lights” is out soon. FREE ENTRY

September 25, 2018 0 comments Listings

CC Smugglers plus Oli Ng

Recently called “the best live band on the scene” by Cerys Matthews, CC Smugglers have in a short space of time gone from ‘guerrilla buskers’ to festival show-stoppers, sharing bills with Bruce Springsteen and Old Crow Medicine Show and winning friends everywhere with their swing/folk/jazz hybrid and high energy street honed stagecraft. Guaranteed to bring Words & Music 2018 to[Read More…]

September 25, 2018 0 comments Listings

Festival on the Square

WORDS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL ON THE SQUARE TOWN SQUARE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH FROM 11:00 AM THE AVIATORS The Aviators are a newly formed four-piece band under the leadership of Eddie Ogle on lead guitar, Charlie Morris on drums, Alex Fairhurst on bass and Amber O’Brien on vocals. THE THROES The Throes are an indie rock band from Crewe. With sounds[Read More…]

September 24, 2018 0 comments Listings

Enzo Acoustic Zone

ENZO ACOUSTIC ZONE WORDS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL @ ENZO SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14TH FROM 2:00 PM GRACE SAVAGE Four times UK beat box champion Grace Savage will perform live at Enzo after the workshop she is hosting at The Players Theatre. (Please see http://wordsandmusicfestival.com/acts/grace-savage/ to learn more about Grace and the workshop). OLIVER LOMAX Brilliant Manchester poet Oliver Lomax returns to[Read More…]

September 24, 2018 0 comments Listings

Judie Tzuke + Chaz Thorogood

Arriving on the scene in 1979 and flying in the face of every late 70s trend by simply producing beautiful, timeless writerly music, Judie Tzuke has long been assured a place in the roll call of classic English songwriters. Her smash hit “Stay With Me Til Dawn” and album “Welcome To The Cruise” set the tone and her output and[Read More…]

September 24, 2018 0 comments Listings

British Sea Power

***LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE *** British Sea Power hit the Top 20 in 2017 with their sixth album “Let The Dancers Inherit The Party”, adding pop immediacy to their modernist indie rock styling. Long time favourites of BBC6 Music and BBC Radio 1, their eclectic, quirky live shows are legendary – they have played atop the Great Wall of China, beside[Read More…]

September 24, 2018 0 comments Listings

Les Barker, poet

Poet, humorist, and true great English eccentric, Les Barker, has graced UK and global stages for over 45 years. Initially appearing live, mainly with his dog Mrs Ackroyd, he has gone on to collaborate with musicians including June Tabor and Maartin Alcock. His solo albums include “The War On Terrier” and “Dark Side Of The Mongrel” and his songs have[Read More…]

September 24, 2018 0 comments Listings

Matt Owens (Noah and the Whale)

Matt Owens was a co-founder and ever present member of Indie-folk icons Noah And The Whale who sold over one million records in the UK alone. Matt has fronted his own band, Little Mammoths, since 2016 and is now recording his first solo album. A superb vocalist and songwriter with influences including Ryan Adams and Tom Waits, Matt will open[Read More…]

September 24, 2018 0 comments Listings

Thea Gilmore plus Matt Owens

Currently recording the follow-up to her 2017 Top 40 album “The Counterweight”, Nantwich resident and festival co-founder, Thea Gilmore, brings her honeyed tones and acerbic lyrical genius to the Civic Hall. A special one off show is planned, with Thea picking the set list from songs nominated by her fans on Facebook and Twitter. Her ‘homecoming’ gigs are always special.[Read More…]

September 22, 2018 0 comments Listings

Cara Dillon plus support

Although Cara Dillon has won every BBC Radio 2 folk award going, this extraordinary Irish singer makes music that transcends genres and crosses barriers. Formerly with the supergroup, Equation, Cara is perhaps best known for her album “Hill of Thieves”, which was top ten in the UK indie charts and number one on iTunes Folk and Amazon World & Folk[Read More…]

September 20, 2018 0 comments Listings

Steve Hogarth of Marillion

Though known widely since 1989 as lead singer for Marillion, Steve Hogarth has always enjoyed a diverse, eclectic career with collaborators ranging from Julian Cope to John Otway. Steve’s solo shows are a chance to experience that voice and those songs up close and exposed, and they often include spontaneous cover versions and readings from his two volumes of published[Read More…]

September 20, 2018 0 comments Listings