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Willkommen bands at the Alternative Escape including Eyes & No Eyes, Redwood Red, Emma Gatrill & Laish

Monday, April 30th, 2012

It’s The Great Escape in Brighton next weekend (10th-12th May). There are many Willkommen related bands playing as part of the Alternative Escape on Friday and Saturday, thanks to our friends at Neighbourhood Music. These events are free to wristband-holders and “normals” alike.

Friday 11th May at the Fishbowl (Facebook event here) features Woodpecker Wooliams, Rozi Plain, Emma Gatrill, Eyes & No Eyes and The Mariner’s Children (solo). Plus many more great but less affiliated people including Hot Feet and Sam Brookes.

Saturday 12th May at the Hydrant (Facebook event here) features Redwood Red and Laish plus Emily & The Woods and more.

Both events start super early at midday so set your alarm for 10am latest so you can get some breakfast.

ECHO at the Caxton with Redwood Red, Martha Rose and Emma Gatrill

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Last year’s Foxtrot warmup show with Diane Cluck was such a great success that we’ve decided to stretch out the festivities this year too.

After the success of the Rachael Dadd, Rozi Plain and Ichi show at the Caxton, we couldn’t think of a better place to do it, so prepare yourselves for another completely unamplified, extremely intimate evening of music. We’re calling it ECHO, both to tie it in with the FOXTROT name and to draw attention to the reverent silence in the room.

We have full sets from REDWOOD RED – Cathy Cardin from Sons of Noel and Adrian’s solo project, heartbreakingly delicate and fragile but equally powerful and moving, she has written some of my favourite songs of all time, beautifully harmonised by EMMA GATRILL, who has just completed an album of breathtaking harp songs with contributions from various members of the Willkommen Collective.

She also sings with Sons of Noel and Adrian, as well as playing clarinet and accordion with them and the likes of Rachael Dadd, The Mariner’s Children, Laura Marling and Laish.

Laish violinist MARTHA ROSE, also brings her beautiful duets to the Caxton, following on from an unforgettable surprise set in the woods at last year’s Foxtrot and an amazing set supporting Sons and DANCEHALLS, with whom she also plays.

Also expect lots of collaborations and surprise sets.


First of two exciting all day shows announced: Diane Cluck, Alessi’s Ark and more

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Keep September 11th and 12th free because we have two extra special Willkommen all day shows!

Saturday September 11th sees Diane Cluck and Anders Griffen, Wig Smith, Alessi’s Ark, Robert Stillman, Animal Magic Tricks, Woodpecker Wooliams and Redwood Red bring their beautiful music to the beautiful West Hill Hall – all for just £7. Doors are at 4pm. Lots more details to be announced soon, tickets are available from now and Resident Records shortly.

In the next few days we’ll be announcing an even more exciting show for September 12th, with an extra special guest headliner, in an absolutely extraordinary venue, with three stages…  so keep checking back.

The Leisure Society play free show in Brighton followed by a Willkommen gig just five minutes away

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

At 6pm today The Leisure Society a performing a free set at the beautiful Resident Records, Kensington Gardens, Brighton. Copies of the debut album will be available along with a free Willkommen Records sampler.

After that we’ll all be heading from Resident to The Albert up the road, where Willkommen Records are hosting Eric Chenaux (excellent folk innovator on Constellation Records) with Curly Hair (members of Laish Quartet playing lo-fi perfect pop) and Redwood Red (Cathy Cardin, female vocalist of Sons of Noel and Adrian, plays her solo material live for the first time).

Both shows are set to be fantastic, no tickets required for The Leisure Society, still some e-tickets available for Eric Chenaux here or buy at Resident or on the door.

Willkommen night tomorrow with Cath & Phil Tyler, Mary Hampton and Laish Quartet

Friday, March 20th, 2009

Don’t forget to come on down to the Sanctuary Café in Hove for the spellbinding Cath & Phil Tyler, the legendary Mary Hampton and the swashbuckling Laish Quartet. There are a very small number of tickets left at here and there should be a few left at Resident, otherwise arrive early.

Also we have another Willkommen gig next week at the Albert: with the warped country tunes of Constellation’s finest Eric Chenaux all the way from Canada, Curly Hair’s perfect pop songs (catchier than herpes) and the live debut of Cathy from Sons of Noel and Adrian’s beautifully engaging solo project Redwood Red. Tickets still available here.

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