Sunday 20th November 2022
Sairie + DJ Bella Spinks
Doors 8:00 pm
Price £18 + booking fee / £22 on the door
*ON SALE 29th April @ 10am*
* SOLD OUT*
Melting Vinyl presents:
Kris Drever + Sairie + DJ Bella Spinks
The Komedia Studio, Brighton
Doors: 7:30pm / Start: 8pm
Tickets: £18 + Booking Fee / £22 on the door
Age restrictions – 9+ welcome for Seated events / Under 16s to be accompanied by an adult
Kris Drever is a Scottish folk singer songwriter, who has won multiple awards including an incredible 7 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, two shortlist nominations for Scottish Album of The Year (with his trio Lau) and much acclaim for his solo recordings and concerts including glowing reviews from The Herald, The Guardian, Mojo and Q Magazine.
His recent single “Scapa Flow 1919” was nominated for Best Original Track by BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards whilst his (John Parish produced) album with Lau, “Midnight and Closedown” was released in 2019 by Reveal Records to wild acclaim including being chosen in The Best Albums of The Year feature by The Guardian.
Drever’s voice and guitar form a part of the backbone of today’s contemporary roots and folk scene. Hugely admired as a solo artist, collaborator, a phenomenal and prolific artist. Kris has collaborated with Cream’s Jack Bruce, Bela Fleck, Tinariwen, Joan As Police Woman, Jerry Douglas, Danny Thompson, Tim O’Brien, Sarah Jarosz, Shawn Colvin, Phil Cunningham, Rosanne Cash, Roddy Woomble, Eddi Reader, Adem, Kate Rusby, Julie Fowlis, Karine Polwart, Seckou Keita and many more. One of Scotland’s finest and most in demand musicians.
“Guitarist with that bravely experimental trio Lau, Kris Drever has all the makings of a solo celebrity” THE GUARDIAN ****
“Immense yet ultra-supple sophistication, musicianship of the first order …a breath of fresh air” SONGLINES
“The folk revival has a new standard bearer” Q
Sairie play a mix of original and traditional folk music, with their new EP ‘The Cinder Sheet’ featuring a collection of movie songs arranged with their unique and delicate sound.
“Their music retains the English folk tradition nurtured by Anne Briggs and Shirley Collins.” The Wire
DJ Bella Spinks
Brighton folk singer-songwriter and pianist Bella Spinks will be joining us at this show as a supporting DJ, providing an array of well selected tunes to keep the intimate atmosphere going.