Ellen and The Escapades
plus Emily and The Woods
Tuesday 4th October
The Bowery – 36-38 New Oxford Street London WC1A 1EP
Tickets £7 available from link
Ellen and The Escapades play in the intimate surroundings of The Bowery on Tuesday 4th October.
Delicate, bitter-sweet and soul searching are some of the words usually associated with the music of alt folk/rock quintet Ellen and the Escapades. Their upbeat and catchy debut single ‘Without You’, released on their own home grown label Branch Out Records, was lovingly packaged in hand stitched felt and greeted warmly by the likes of Steve Lamacq and Rough Trade in the summer of 2009.
Since then, Ellen’s dusky, captivating vocals and honest lyrics have helped push the band to new heights, including winning Q Magazine/Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent Competition and playing a total of 5 stages at last years festival. Following that with more UK festival appearances including Larmer Tree and Summer Sundae, they then joined Paolo Nutini and Stornoway at the Pilton Party in September before selling out venues across the UK promoting their self-released EP ‘Of All The Times’.
Support comes from the brilliant Emily and The Woods. London born singer-songwriter Emily, brother Benedict, drummer Harry Mead and bass player John Parker (Nizlopi). Recent gigs include slots with artists such as Ben Howard, Ed Sheeran, Lucy Rose, The Treetop Flyers and Newton Faulkner. The summer has been a very busy one with perfomances from Emily and the band at Glastonbury (they were ‘Pick of The Day’ for Saturday’s Acoustic Stage performance), Blissfields, Knee Deep, and Grassroots Festivals. The latest Emily and The Woods EP, produced by Patrick Wood and featuring Ted Dwane (Mumford & Sons), Marcus Hamblett, (Sons of Noel and Adrian) and drummer Roy Dodds (Fairground Attraction) is available now on iTunes. With a string of dates already lined up for the autumn and airplay on Amazing Radio, BBC 6 Music and Xfm already under her belt, the future for looks very exciting for Emily and The Woods!
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