Dark Songs – 6.30pm Sunday 11 November 2018, Square Tower, Broad Street PO1 2JE
Low-fi & chanson, pop & poetry, music hall & monster folk:
beautiful songs, quirky, witty, acerbic, poetic, melancholic, melodic, melodramatic, subaquatic.
Dark Songs in Portsmouth Darkfest. Wonderful song-writing, from gut-wrenching to gothic, interstitial and inspirational.
Jamie and the Jets: introspective maladies to extrovert melodies
Philip Jeays: poetic sensibility, acerbic wit
Eilís Phillips: Moon-Hearted monster folk
Radio KWG: following Excerpts from the Road, new songs from the trio
Julian Harrow: light-hearted songs of death, putrefaction and 1950s London – all in Black and White
@WordBass (Maggie Sawkins, Dave Jordan: double bass underpins poetic virtuosity
Ed Mac: heartbreak, reflection, lyrical folk bursting with imagery
@Richard Peirce & Chris Collier: evocative music, robust words
Pete Kelly & Gothamistic.: and now for something a little different from the darkside
Hudson & Lestrade: bringing the charm, wit and humour of music hall songs to Pompey. Victorian hats essential!