Thursday 19 September 2013

Tonight at The Musician, Leicester (19/9): Maggie Boyle with Paul Downes

Maggie Boyle with Paul Downes
Thursday 19th September
£7adv £8door
plus Andy Griffiths
Maggie is a London-Irish singer and flute player with a highly impressive catalogue of live and recorded work, including ‘Patriot Games’ film title track and collaborations with The Chieftains, Bert Jansch, Steve Tilston, Incantation, Rambert Dance Company and John Renbourn. "Maggie has a spell-binding, intoxicating quality in her voice which is extremely distinctive - must be the Irish in her.....a rare thing in today's music world." Bert Jansch

Paul Downes, guitarist par excellence, cut his teeth performing with The Arizona Smoke Review and Downes & Beer. “ evening that left the audience feeling that the world was a lot better than when they came in”  - Pete Arnold, Jurassic Folk

The new album Won’t You Come Away has garnered brilliant reviews, including 4-star responses from Uncut & R2 Rock ‘n’ Reel.

"Deep-rooted, hearty folk song…. divinely pure voice" - Uncut ****

"... authoritatively considered, with the abundant expressive sincerity which distinguishes Maggie's performances….central to the texture is the unflinchingly expert guitar of Paul Downes" - fRoots

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