Returning for a second year at Buckle & Boots was Jenn Bostic, with some of the songs that were previewed then, going on to form the basis of her excellent new "Revival" album. Having already supplied currently the show of the year at Bush Hall it was really just going to be a case of whether she could get close to those heights again. In truth it was never likely if only because the duration of the set never gave a chance to take us on the full journey but let that not detr
Bush Hall seems to be fast becoming the venue synonymous with fantastic Americana shows, somehow the grandeur of the building, and the audiences the venue attracts seem to bring out the best in whoever performs there. Tonight with the audience split between a mixture of tables towards the front of the stage and normal seating for the rest of the hall there was a nice relaxed vibe around the room before a note was even struck. The news that support was to be an "In The Round"
A star studded line up tonight, raising funds for cancer research, under the banner “One More Shot”. This was a little taster for the yearly 3 day event held a few days later in Birmingham. Opening the evening, direct from Portland, Oregon, was Matt Lande, who describes himself as an alternative artist with quite a diverse underground following due to his experimental music nature! With just an acoustic guitar, there wasn’t much experimentation on show tonight. In his two son