Indie Britannia Undergrowth

St Johns School Leatherhead 22 March

stjohnsschoo2St. John’s School Music Department & Onomatopoeia Records present an evening of music from:

William D. Drake
Arch Garrison
Stephen EvEns

Mr William D Drake will be performing an array of marvellous melodies at this beautiful old chapel, accompanied by Miss Nicola Baigent on clarinet.

The Old Chapel, St. Johns School, Epsom Road, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 8SP
Doors 7:30pm
Tickets £10 on the door

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Arch Garrison – Leader of the North Sea Radio Orchestra, Craig Fortnam writes songs about the Mighty Thames, Roman Roads, ditches & mounds, vapour trails & mental un-health with Arch Garrison. Fans of North Sea Radio Orchestra have come to expect beautiful melodies, quality arrangements & chord progressions that make your insides go funny. These elements are all in abundance in Arch Garrison but this is a much sparser sound, with Craig’s instantly recognisable classical guitar playing combined with his trusty Philicorda organ.

Stephen EvEns (aka Stephen Gilchrist) has toured the world as an auxiliary cog in the machinery of major “indie-stardom” with the likes of Graham Coxon, The Damned & Charlotte Hatherley. Armed with a battered guitar & a casiotone, he has decided to take a walk through his own songbook for a change. His debut album “Bonjour Poulet” has been coaxed out by the sympathetic ears of Onomatopoeia records. It is a 43 minute song book mixing the spirit of Yo La Tengo & Ivor Cutler with broken friendships & human error.

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