Joe Strouzer sings songs from his travels from Newcastle to New Orleans and a hell of a lot of places in between. His driving resonator guitar is coupled with true harmonica voodoo, peppered with a rich history of blues.
Young Welsh artist Nia Wyn has a voice that could cut through solid steel, and leave the metal scars lace lined, wielding that resonator guitar like an axe against the world around her.
Nia and Joe started a musical dialogue over a year ago which continues to grow and develop. Join them at The Gladstone for a night of rare old blues and bold original songs.
Lupus Albus run a Monthly songwriters event in London’s famous Denmark Street AKA Tin Pan Alley. They aim to raise money to help combat homelessness in London.
This month The Glad Lupus Albus host an event at The Glad.
It’s FREE to get in as usual but please feel free to donate to something worthwhile.
With performance from musicians across London including those who have experienced homelessness and those who have helped out at the Lupus Albus Songwriting Workshops.
Please come join us to help celebrate the unifying power of music at the wonderful Gladstone Arms around corner from Borough Underground.
Performing: Chris Tymkow Paula Wichall Farrago Paul Hussey The Alvarez Theory Walking Blacksmith Thomas Plizska
Another great double bill tonight with TWO super, super acts.
10pm – Steepways.
3 years of songs, 3 years of finding the sound, the people and the vision.
American country, British roots, all played with conviction and always with the song at the heart. Vocal harmonies, intertwined instruments with themes of love, lust, addiction and black humour.
9pm – Franc Cinelli
From Rome and now living in London.
A rootsy, Bluesy, Folky confection
Yvonne McDonnell takes inspiration from many artists including Joy Division, BRMC, Johnny Cash and Nick Cave.
Women have also largely influenced her sound and she is often likened to Joan Armatrading, Dolores O’Riordan Tracy Chapman and Janice Joplin.
Descriptions from the press include:
“There is the dusky soul of a miner to her music in her voice, with a Celtic aftertaste that should please die-hard folkies everywhere.” – Gigslutz
‘Yvonne McDonnell has crafted six magnificently poignant pieces of art here.’ – Pure M Mag
Yvonne has a voice that isn’t just pretty. The first thing I would say is that she sounds unique as well as empowering. There is a confidence in the way she sings that makes it easy for the listener to get behind the songs. – The Equal Ground
“She’s extremely talented, has a very distinct and wonderful voice, brilliant song-writing ability and is obviously very passionate about what she does.” – She Makes Music
‘Regardless of the comparison, there is a pungent scent of brilliance in every note picked.’ – Give It Back Magazine
“This talented young artist is one to watch” – King Monkey Promotions.
Yes we have managed to survive against all the odds for 10 whole years, a decade but not quite decayed.
It all started with The Moon Music Orchestra and solo sets from Daniel Orcese, Findlay Brown, Simon Lord, Tim Sheward and Rob Jesse when they were living the folk troubadore livestyle.
Ten years later and we have lost count of all the different bands and peformers that have stood under that dodgy blackboard.We have been witness to countless excellent and most magical nights in the bar. Names are too many to mention.
So please come and join us doing what we do best: serving up pies and great beer and putting on an amazing selection of bands and musicians.