SPLIT BILL: Ric Neale / The Gudrun's Sisters
Ric Neale | A Piano & Some Songs
The Gudrun's Sisters | Life, Death ... and The Rest
Ric Neale is a singer, songwriter and is really excited to be playing on the real piano at this lovely venue.
He will be playing self-penned songs from his acclaimed solo piano records "All That Counts" and "Pencil" as well work from his theatre projects "Dancing Bear" (The West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, The Contact Theatre, Manchester), "Songs From The Orange Dog" (The Lowry, Manchester, The Arc, Stockton) and Never Worn (Mechanics Theatre, Wakefield). There will also be elements from his 50th anniversary celebration of The Beach Boys album "Ric Neale Does Pet Sounds", his work with the band The Housekeeping Society and more.
For more information go to www.ricneale.com
With cut-throat honesty, glorious tunes and wicked laughs Gudrun’s Sisters sing songs of Heartbreak and Harlotry. They'll lull you into a false sense of security with their dulcet tones, but listen closely; these sirens are singing songs of Murder, Adultery and Hard Times.
‘Gleefully Grubby and Quite Magnificent’ Wrecking Ball Press
‘Mellifluous Vocals, lovely and timeless Yorkshire Evening Post’
Gudrun's Sisters are Jacqui Wicks (voice and ukulele) and Seonaid Matheson (fiddle).
Expect a heady mix of influences from Bessie Smith, Alberta Hunter, Ma Rainey, First Aid Kit and Doris Day, forging a sound of 'unrivalled rage and beauty'.
Starts at 8:00PM
Mechanics' Theatre Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2EW