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The last Acoustic Lunch of 2011

Thursday 17 November 2011

Possibly the last Acoustic Lunch of 2011, and what what a stonkin' lineup.

The Barflys are now often joined by awesome Spike Barker on double bass and his gorgeous and talented sister Joelle on drums and percussion. This adds considerable depth and fullness t...o the band without losing that distinctive Barflys’ acoustic sound. This also enables them to create more space within their music for polished harmonies and intricately woven guitar techniques. Their crossover mix of jazz and country blues is equally at home in jazz, folk or blues clubs thus appealing to music lovers everywhere.

We are very excited about having the wonderful Louise jordan join us for the acoustic lunch. Louise Jordan is a young singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist rapidly making an impact on the UK acoustic music scene. She has a purity of voice which melts the toughest of hearts and a delivery which unsettles the most discerning critic.

She has played at a mix of venues across the UK (as well as a brief impromptu gig in Tanzania) including arts centres, theatres, folk clubs and festivals, with performances alongside Matt Cardle, Eliza Carthy, Phil Beer, Cara Dillon, Kris Drever and Richard Digance. In July 2011 Louise appeared in UK Vogue in recognition of her recent musical contributions.
You can also read a rerview from the daily telegraph at

““One of the most memorable bands we’ve had at Brewery Blues. Spellbindingly fronted by the charismatic Karen Langley, driven by the highly individual, fresh guitar work of Rob Williams against the rock solid backline of Paul Smith on double bass and Tony Bird on Drums. Evocative genre-busting material that criss-crossing between jazz, folk and roots, expect the unexpected and expect to be amazed!...” .”
John Drummond - Promoter, Brewery Blues, Cirencester

took the WMF by storm this year, playing various venues and creating stir wherever she plugged her guitar in.
"Melodic songs about mountains, mythical beasts and the copious amounts of rum. Not much is known about Lea Haworth, but plenty heard. She apologises to her neighbours, who have extremely thin walls."

This could well be one of the finest AL's in living memory. come and join us from 1.30 until 5pm. its free entry and the company/food/music/drink is great