Jim Ghedi At The Old Church, Stoke Newington
June 13 @ 8:00 pm BST£18.50
Jim Ghedi hails from the South Yorkshire hills and although clearly well versed in the history of British folk music, he stands out as a potential torch bearer for a new generation of respectful yet experimental performers. Whilst Ghedi’s previous distinctive take on folk has often been instrumental, his new album ‘In The Furrows Of Common Place’ is a deeper plunge inside himself to offer up more of his voice to accompany his profoundly unique and moving compositions. Departing from previous work, here he draws from social-political observations, contemporary songwriting, historical & traditional material and a rich varied number of other inspirations and sources. This includes the poetry of John Clare, the writing of Robert Macfarlane and the works of South Yorkshire author Barry Hines.
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