The Bookshop Band: Live at the Old Barn, near Bath
The Bookshop Band, a group based in Bath who write songs inspired by books, will be performing at the Old Barn, Kelston Roundhill on Thursday, 20th October 2016.
The two members of the group, Beth Porter and Ben Please, will be joined on stage by local novelist and viola player, Emma Hooper, bestselling author of Wild Geese, and local writer and lecturer, Jack Wolf. The event will be recorded for an album released by new, local, independent label Kelston Records.
Cellist, singer and songwriter, Beth also plays with Eliza Carthy, her own band Beth Porter and the Availables and for string quartet The Stringbeans. Guitarist, singer and songwriter Ben also writes music for films.
The rural venue, a restored Victorian threshing barn, is situated 400 metres below the clump of trees at the top of the local landmark, and is accessed by a farm track that runs up from the A431, just on the Bath side of Kelston village.
Commenting on their music, Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2 said: Really fabulous new musicjust delightful
Ian Rankin, crime writer said: I was enchanted and enthralled by The Bookshop Band. What a great, clever, literate musical night.
Doors open at 6.30 pm
Tickets £10 in advance; online booking fee applies.
£14 on the night (cash only).
More details: https://kelstonrecords.co.uk
The Old Barn (View)
Kelston, near Bath BA1 9AF
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