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Luke James Williams + Beth Angharad @ The Driftwood, Trearddur Bay

9 September @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Free
Saint Ffraids Music Sessions Presents:

Cambridgeshire based indie-folk singer-songwriter Luke James Williams comes to Trearddur Bay in support of his critically acclaimed debut album, ‘Our Blood Is Red’. It follows his 2018 EP ‘Drove’ which received huge plaudits from BBC 6 Music and BBC Introducing with 6Music DJ Tom Robinson making standout track ‘Still In Bed’ his 6 Music Recommends Track Of The Week and Track Of The Year So Far in 2019.

Having previously supported the likes of Mark Chadwick (The Levellers), The Little Unsaid and Megson as well as wowing the crowds at this year’s Cambridge Folk Festival, these dates mark Luke’s first ever run of headline gigs and he will be showcasing songs from his “outstanding” (Folk Radio) debut album. As well as picking up rave reviews from some of the biggest sites & publications on the indie & folk scenes, the acclaimed music platform Bandcamp made the album one of their ‘New & Notable’ releases, gaining Luke new followers in all four corners of the globe.

Known for his captivating, engaging and emotive live performances, Williams paints pictures with words and sings them in his own distinctly English voice. Luke will be joined by fantastic local artist Beth Angharad. This gig is not to be missed!

 

“The songwriting and the vocal delivery are just so raw, heartfelt and beautiful that I find it irresistible” – Tom Robinson, BBC6 Music

“A perfect slice of alt.folk pop” – Charlie Ashcroft, Amazing Radio

“Gave me a shiver down my back, just like the first time I heard Nick Drake and The Lake Poets. Luke James Williams is the Real Deal” –
The Rocking Magpie

“He is a writer of rare talent, a singer with the ability to rivet your attention. Our Blood Is Red is outstanding” – Bob Fish, Folk Radio

“Our Blood Is Red is a truly auspicious debut announcing the arrival of a luminous new talent, bright new blood to keep the heart of English folk music beating” – Mike Davies, Folking.com

Details

Date:
9 September
Time:
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.lukejameswilliams.co.uk/

Venue

The Driftwood
Lon St Ffraid, Trearddur Bay
Holyhead, LL65 2YT Holyhead
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