Old Colours, Charlie Bath and The City Marshals and Matilda – The Vic, 25th March

OLD COLOURS – This is the first outing for the band that grew from the ashes of Anchor & The Wolf. If ‘Cinematic Folk-Pop’ makes you think of the latest Vodaphone advert, be prepared to think again. Old Colours mix Zoe Mead’s gossamer-like vocals with cello, …washes of noise, gang vocals, piano, found sounds… It’s a bit like Laura Marling playing a house party with MBV rocking in the next room. Sure to follow scene contemporaries like Daughter onto big things this year.CHARLIE BATH & THE CITY MARSHALLS – Charlie Bath is a Wiltshire-based songwriter with a fantastic take on the great American songwriting tradition. With a powerful voice, backed up by a really stunning band, Charlie will be introducing tracks off her soon-to-be-released EP ‘The Good Fall’. If you dig James Taylor, Ryan Adams, Fleet Foxes, Jackson Browne and Emmylou Harris, you’ll like this.

MATILDA – A beautiful mix of four-part harmony, intricate piano, delicately-crafted songs and an ear for a catchy melody, these ladies are truly unique. Taking cues from such diverse acts as the Be Good Tanyas, Joanna Newsom, The Supremes, The Beatles and owing not a small amount to the classical sounds of Chopin and Mozart’s chamber music, missing this band would be a very silly thing to do.

ABOUT THE CHARITY – Action for Blind People is a national charity with local reach, providing practical help and support to blind and partially sighted people of all ages.Working closely alongside other charities such as RNIB, Action reach over 30,000 visually-impaired people each year, providing support, advice and equipment as well as arranging events. More info can be found here: http://www.actionforblindpeople.org.uk/about-us/

Door charge £3, doors approx 8pm.See more

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