Date: Friday 11th May 2018
Support Alex Headley
We are delighted to welcome Wildwood Kin to this year’s Festival.
An acclaimed family trio, they borrow heavily from early folk influences, but their extraordinary debut album delves deeply in to other genres, featuring both electric and acoustic instruments. It boasts inventive sonics and spectral atmospherics alongside their hypnotic three-part harmonies.
Guitarist Emillie Key, her bouzouki/keyboard-playing sister Beth and their drumming cousin Meghann Loney all sing, swapping leads on original songs, and joining forces on harmonies that have remained their trademark.
Their performance at Glastonbury 2017 was selected by the BBC as one of the Highlights of the festival and their first two singles both featured on the BBC Radio 2 playlist. Having signed to Sony’s Silvertone Label, the band’s amazing debut album “Turning Tides” was released in August 2017.
In September, they play as part of Radio 2’s Festival in a Day in Hyde Park, before flying to Nashville to appear at the US Americana. Last autumn, they embarked on their own UK headline tour and we are thrilled that he Festival forms as part of that tour.
Supporting Wildwood Kin tonight is Alex Hedley, the ex front man and lead guitarist of band Saturday Sun. Undoubtedly Alex’s voice illuminated everything the band created.
Since becoming a solo artist, he has been touring extensively. Alex was recently reviewed by Paul Lester of The Guardian newspaper who said "It's hard to listen to without sending a shiver down your spine every time his voice soars and then recoils into an emotive quiver".
Join us this evening to hear for yourself.
Doors Open : 7.00pm
Alex Headley : 7.30pm - 8.15pm
Wildwood Kin : 8.45pm - 10.00pm
Wine, beer and soft drinks will be available before the concert and during the interval.
Car Parking is available in main town car parks. Please allow sufficient time to reach St Finbarrus Church in Fowey town centre
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Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature
The du Maurier Festival Society is delighted that the 22nd Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature will take place in venues in and around Port & Literary town of Fowey.
The Fowey Festival will provide an eclectic mix of talks, interviews, workshops and music events to enjoy, inform, challenge and inspire the imagination!
This Year's Dates :
Fri. 11th May 2018
Sat. 19th May 2018