Friday 14th September, Caxton Arms, Brighton, 7.30pm, £5.50 adv
Willkommen’s unplugged nights at the Caxton Arms are returning for this one off show. If you’ve never been to one before, then expect intimacy, pin drop audience and the finest in songwriting and performance.
Rowan Coupland is a writer/singer/multi instrumentalist whose work focuses on the depths of situations, real and imagined. Touring across Europe and living and performing in Brighton, Paris and Vancouver, he is a musician who rarely settles. As part of the Willkommen collective, Rowan has toured with Mumford and Sons, performed at the Big Chill, End of the Road and Brighton festivals, been showcased at the Union Chapel in London and shared stages with Anna Calvi, Vetiver, Mount Eerie (the Microphones), Damien Jurado, Viking Moses and Diane Cluck…
Ruth and Brookln Dekker have amassed 80,000 miles on the road in Europe alone since the release of their first eponymously-titled LP in 2008. Hushed and evocative melodies, harmonies and all sorts of wonder.
Like Spinning consists of both Norwegian and English members, based around singer/songwriter Kari Jahnsen. They make “beautiful, intricate melodies coupled with melancholy lyrics with a definite eery undertone of eccentric ethereality.
Tickets £5.50 from Resident Records and http://www.wegottickets.com/willkommen. Only 50 so don’t mess about.