Presenting live acoustic music in Twickenham most Sundays, usually at Patchworks, The Cabbage Patch pub, at 8pm (doors open 7.45pm)
Coming up at TwickFolk:
Another of our popular singaround evenings.
Expect anything from sea shanties to psychedelia, with a mix of original songs, traditional songs and covers of well known and less known songs.
Some performers will take requests on the night.
If you fancy a go at singing in public, then this is the place to start.
If you just want to sit back and listen, that’s also fine. In fact listening, and paying attention to the words and music, is what an evening of folk is all about.
We welcome anyone with a song or a tune to play. Or a poem or a story tell. Expect a warm welcome and a supportive ring of singers and audience.
Non-performers are welcome to come and there is no need to pre-book.… Continue reading. →
30 June: Michelle Lewis (USA): Intensely visual songs with a gut punch of emotion + ‘In Her Own Words’
Michelle Lewis is a Boston-born singer-songwriter currently living in Los Angeles. She writes joyful songs that make you cry, and sad songs that leave you smiling. Her music is rich with melody, her lyrics find beauty in sadness. As a storyteller, she writes intensely visual songs that explore the defining moments in burgeoning and breaking relationships.
More polished than folk and more personal than pop, Michelle’s songwriting is uniquely intimate.
Her single, “Run Run Run” found huge popularity among Boston Marathon runners and was featured on the national cable broadcast of the race. The song’s music video amassed more than 100,000 views in its first month and has more than 300,000 to date.
Michelle, a graduate of the world-renowned Berklee College of Music, released her début album ‘This Time Around‘ in 2004. She has since collaborated extensively with producer Anthony J. Resta (Elton John, Shawn Mullins) on her EPs ‘Broken‘ (2009) and ‘Paris‘ (2011), and subsequently on her second full-length album, ‘The Parts Of Us That Still Remain”
In Her Own Words is a celebration of… Continue reading. →
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