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Singer Songwriter

Friday 17
July 2015
8pm

Main Theatre

£12

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EDWINA HAYES

Supported by Baxter Rhodes with Dom Dudill and Phil Gleave

Edwina's beautifully written songs, charming stage presence and voice of an angel have won her a reputation as a true natural talent of gentle folk-Americana on both sides of the Atlantic.

She has opened numerous shows for Jools Holland and Van Morrison and toured with artists ranging from Loudon Wainwright, Fairport Convention and Roger McGuinn to KT Tunstall and Gretchen Peters as well as her own gigs, playing stages everywhere from Glastonbury Festival to The Royal Albert Hall. The title track of her second album, Pour Me a Drink, was covered by Nanci Griffith, who calls her "the sweetest voice in England" and her version of Randy Newman's Feels Like Home featured in the Hollywood film My Sister's Keeper starring Cameron Diaz.

"Edwina is a haunting honeyed solo songwriter" - 
The Guardian

"A very talented young lady" - 

Michael Parkinson

"Like a soft blanket"- Perez Hilton

Baxter Rhodes is an acoustic singer-songwriter from the Lancashire Pennines. His songs blend contemporary folk and Country-Americana with a northern feel.

As well as opening shows for artists including Jon Gomm, Nick Harper and Chris Helme, he has performed extensively across the north-west and beyond, including Seth Lakeman's Bristol Folk Festival where he shared the bill with Fairport Convention, and Bellowhead's Spiers & Bowden.

'a gem from the mine of acoustic talent that is rural Lancashire...expect excellent songs, excellently played'Band on the Wall