Date: Friday 13th October 2017
'State of the Union'
Boo Hewerdine & Brooks Williams
Combining the mercurial talents of English songwriting legend Boo Hewerdine and acclaimed American Blues guitarist and songwriter Brooks Williams, State of the Union create a magical, stripped back and enthralling musical atmosphere, their performances consistently brilliant, equal parts emotive and entertaining.
Their original songs are infused by a multitude of influences, from Willie Nelson to Johnny Cash, from the wide open Fenlands to the frenetic buzz of the city. Their recordings are made quickly, in most instances first take, live in the studio, but the sound this amazing acoustic duo capture is rich and expertly executed.
Boo is known from his years fronting much loved English rock band The Bible but has since enjoyed a solo career spanning over two decades. He’s written for Eddi Reader, Chris Difford, Kris Drever and KD Lang.
Brooks Williams started out in the clubs and bars of Boston USA (the same music scene that years earlier sparked the careers of Bonnie Raitt and Chris Smither) and from there he has toured in ever-widening circles for nearly three decades. Over the years he has picked alongside Taj Mahal, John Hammond, Paul Jones, Little Feat, Maria Muldaur, Shawn Colvin and Leo Kottke, to name but a few.
Doors & Licensed Bar from 7.00pm. Show starts at 8.00pm
Show finishes approx.10.15pm
There's plenty of time to walk to Calstock Rail Station after the concert to catch your train back to Plymouth. The Chapel is only a few minutes walk from Calstock Station.
Tickets in advance :
Standard : £12.00
Under18s : £8.00
Friends of Calstock Arts : £11.00
( Proof or entitlement to any concession will be required on the door )
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