Saturday August 20th 2016, 8.00 pm., doors open 7.30 pm.
Tiddy Hall, Shipton Road, Ascott-under-Wychwood, Oxon, OX7 6AG
Tickets £10.00 in advance £12.00 on the door available from:
Jez Lowe – Sony Academy Award Winning Songwriter from County Durham.
Jez has built an enviable reputation as a songwriter and performer in the world of acoustic music, and as a recognised musical ambassador for his native North East England, with almost twenty albums and countless live performances around the world over the last thirty years.
Among those who have recorded their own versions of Lowe’s songs, are Fairport Convention, The Unthanks, The Dubliners, The Tannahill Weavers, Cherish The Ladies, Gordon Bok, Tom McConville, The McCalmans, The Black Brothers, Liam Clancy, Bob Fox and literally hundreds of others. Songs like BACK IN DURHAM GAOL, THE BERGEN, GREEK LIGHTNING and THESE COAL TOWN DAYS have generated scores of cover versions around the globe, and are now classics of their kind.
He has performed at some of the most prestigious venues in the world, both solo and with the Bad Pennies, including the main stages at Edmonton Festival (Canada), Tonder Festival (Denmark), The Kennedy Center and the Smithsonian (US), Port Fairy and Byron Bay Festivals (Australia) and at concerts and festivals in New Zealand, Hong Kong, Ireland, Holland, Germany and Spain
Philip Murray Warson
Philip Murray Warson is a 25 year-old musician from Oxfordshire. He recorded some songs at Soup Studio in East London towards the end of 2014, which have featured on BBC Introducing, drawing from English folk song and Americana. He has also worked extensively in theatre as a performer and musical director, including for the National Theatre, the Old Vic and in the West End.