Live Music Night
Saturday 28th October 2023
5:00pm – 10:00pm
On Saturday 28th October The Widgeon Theatre Bost will be hosting a Music Night with Ian Roland with support from Chris Greve, Laura Dannan and Simon Grady.
Tickets are suggested donations at £6. £8, £10 and £12 and are available online or in person with cash or card payment at The Widgeon Theatre Boat.
We will be open from Midday on the day till 10pm with the line up for the music as follows.
5:15pm – Simon Grady
6:30pm – Laura Dannan
7:30pm – Chris Greve
8:45pm – Ian Roland
If you require any special assistance on the day or would like any more information then send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you ASAP.
Check out the biographies below of the artists on the night….
Ian Roland is a singer-songwriter who writes original Roots, Contemporary Folk music, full of heart-strung orchestration and up-close, life-drenched lyrics. Ian plays live as a solo act and also with other line ups.
He has supported acts such as Martin Simpson, The Black Feathers, Stick In The Wheel, TV Smith, Robb Johnson, Boo Hewerdine, Robert Vincent, 10cc’s Graham Gouldman, Joshua Ray Walker.
Ian released a new album earlier this year called ‘The Wood Wide Web’. Check out some of the quotes below.
“An absolutely superb album!” BBC Radio Kent
“…even when writing a very human song Ian’s theme is our survival. It’s an album that deserves a wide hearing.” RnR Magazine
“…moments of orchestral love and wonder…highly recommended.” ‘Acoustic Cafe’ Radio Show.
” ‘The Wood Wide Web’ is a vivid, enthralling celebration of life in all its forms and a lucid love letter to the wilderness…utterly engrossing.” RGM
“a stunning sonic reflection of the relationship between nature and modern society.” Plastic
“a monumental album, an opera magna of sorts. We don’t say that lightly…” Mesmerised
“Warm, tender and completely absorbing…” Indiesonics
Chris Greve is a Celtic and Canadiana inspired musician who was born in London, England, grew up in Calgary, Canada, and is now living back in England.
He recently released a new album, “Hand in Hand”.
Chris is based in London again but travels to perform in all the areas of the UK and beyond.
Laura, is a singer songwriter from St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
With her quirky narrative style and relatable lyrics, Laura’s songs combine story telling & the use of vivid imagery as she brings a lighthearted approach to pondering life’s trials & tribulations.
London based singer-songwriter, Simon O’Grady plays acoustic songs using finger-picked guitar, open tunings, hypnotic rhythms and folk-influenced melodies.
Previous projects include:
Grand Union: folk/jazz (Acid Jazz Records)
Taxi Pata-Pata: ‘Britain’s best African band’ – Andy Kershaw
Since going solo, he has been performing at folk and acoustic venues.
Some current influences are: The Murphy Beds, Chris Wood and Kris Drever.
Hear his latest album: ‘Half Light’ on all the usual platforms
More info https://simonogrady.co.uk