Julie July Band (tribute to Sandy Denny)
with: Collin Pitts
Saturday 24 March 2018
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
£10 in advance £12 on the door
WHO KNOWS THERE THE TIME GOES…. Fresh from the iconic Troubadour – Earls Court – London……. The Julie July Band pay a heartfelt tribute to the great singer-songwriter ‘Sandy Denny’. From dreamy acoustic melodies to driving progressive folk-rock, she was one of the UK’s singer songwriters of the British Folk Rock movement. In her brief Career she left a legacy of beautiful, haunting original and traditional compositions. Richard Thompson called her ‘The Greatest artist of her generation”. Melody maker readers twice voted her ‘Best British Female Singer” in 1970 and 1971. Her most famous song “Who Knows Where the Time Goes?”, was voted favourite folk-track of all time by listeners of BBC Radio 2 and has been covered by many artists including;- Judy Collins, Nina Simone, Eva Cassidy and Kate Rusby. Now……40 years on The Julie July Band will perform a selection of her songs from:- The Strawbs, Fotheringay, her Solo Career and Fairport Convention.
“Julie July played a heartfelt tribute to Sandy Denny at the iconic Troubadour in Earls Court – London” (James)
“Enjoyed the show so much you were so magical and mesmerising…..I will be buying tickets for next year” (Kari)
“Brilliant concert. Julie’s voice is fantastic and the band just brilliant. My Wife and I loved every minute of it!” (Ron – Bromyard Folk Festival)
“The Magic of Sandy Denny brought to life by the unmistakable talent of Julie July..” (Gretel)
“Have you heard of this fantastic singer Julie July and her band. They cover Sandy Denny songs and to say they cover them is to do them a disservice. They bring life back to the songs…..and I am sure if Sandy was still here, she would have loved them”. (Ken)
Colin Pitts (Folk Singer and Songwriter)
Colin has gained a reputation for writing songs that sometimes make you think, sometimes make you laugh and sometimes just make you feel good. He is deservedly well known for his songs about the Vale of Evesham both past and present.
Colin has performed at clubs, village halls and festivals all over the UK as well as radio shows including BBC Radio 2. Now five albums later he is still delivering his special brand of intimate songs with a sprinkle of wry humour. Colin is currently involved in recording an album of songs and poems based in the Vale of Evesham with two prominent local poets.
“His delivery is with warmth and each of the songs have an engaging melody, a meaningful lyric and his wonderfully relaxed guitar technique is always there”. FOLK MONTHLY
“He makes songwriting look easy but it is the mark of a true wordsmith to craft songs that you want to hear again and again”. WINCHCOMBE FOLK CLUB
Please contact Colin at:- www.colinpitts.co.uk