Johnny Steinberg presents Whirligig, The Jake Morrell Band and Andy Kirkham guitar with Henry Walker drums for Wymondham Roots - The Acoustic Sessions at Wymondham Central Hall, Norfolk on Friday, July 5 at 8pm.
Tickets are £10, under-18s £3 from www.wymfestival.org.uk or The Book Fountain, Wharton’s Court, Wymondham.
Whirligig - Wendy fiddle, guitar, vocals, Chris mandolin, guitar, Nick bass, Vince drums, play a mixture of English, Irish, Scottish and American traditional dance tunes and original folk songs and covers in their own unique way.
Andy Kirkham is known locally for his skills on the guitar playing beautiful and unusual songs from West Africa and Eastern Europe with originals. He’ll bring a selection of tunes by Ali Farka Toure, Woody Guthrie and John Martyn with Balkan and Klezmer arrangements. Andy creates gentle, flowing, harp-like tones and novel textures on the guitar. Recent performances on BBC radio have been described radio as ‘virtuoso’ and ‘awesome’. He’ll be accompanied by Henry Walker on drums.
Jake Morrell singer/songwriter from Norfolk is backed by a talented three-piece band of Rob Wiseman - keyboard, Tom Maddison - double bass and Lewis Jenkins – drums. Their genre is folk/pop which appeals to wide range of audience. Highlights of 2012 included supporting The Brand New Heavies, Twin Atlantic and Benjamin Francis Leftwich.
Jake Morrell Band
The event is part of Wymondham Music Festival, Festival Office t. 01953 601939, firstname.lastname@example.org.