Tag: Sara Jenkins

Live. The Handsome Family @ Assembly Hall.

The Handsome Family may have been around for nearly 20 years but they are still very much in demand. Tonight they perform a sold out concert at Islington Assembly Hall. Sara Jenkins photographs and reviews. The venue has a real village hall feel about it tonight and you can imagine Rennie and Brett just parking up the van, unloading the gear, setting up and playing straight off. Some of the material they wowed us with included Woodpecker and Octopus from the latest album Wilderness. Far From Any Road, which shot into the limelight this year by becoming the theme...

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Live: Laura Doggett @ Brixton Academy

Singer songwriter Laura Doggett opened as John Newman’s support act for his second London Brixton Academy date. You might be forgiven for not knowing who Laura is but you would certainly remember her afterwards.   She is fast making an impression on us with her soulful and sometime mysterious voice able to stun the hardest of hearts.   Later this year she has some headline shows of her own in London. I felt as though this was a great opportunity not just for Laura to get her work heard but also for people to discover her talent and want...

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Interview: TedZed. Something Wizard.

Strolling down Wigmore Street, London in the sweet September rain Sara Jenkins met up with electronic wiz-kid TedZed. Causing something of a stir in certain circles he is a man of many talents and his songwriting is described as having a touch of Bolan, Rundgren and Drake. TedZed has recently signed to BMG and so their offices were a good starting point. Where did the name TedZed come from? Well I just thought that TedZed was ringy from the beginning, I thought that Ted sounded a bit American and I wanted to do something weird like the Bowie’s and...

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Interview: Sasha McVeigh. Different Faces Different Places.

Sasha McVeigh met Sara Jenkins at The Islington in London on a wonderfully sunny and upbeat afternoon. Sasha got to talk about how she started with Country Music, why she had her image on a billboard on main street USA and adventures in Kickstarter. Real people can have dreams and follow them too! You’ve just started your new tour in the UK, which is 25 dates around the country, how is that going? It’s going really well, a bit tired because obviously it’s a lot of traveling to different places. What’s really nice is I haven’t really been anywhere...

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Live Review: Rewind North. The 80’s Festival.

Upon arriving at the Rewind Festival North, newly launched this year, you are instantly hit by the beauty and perfection of the site writes Caz Jenkins. Capesthorne Hall, known for utilising its’ Hall and Gardens for various events and activities, seems to be the perfect setting for the launch of this 80’s festival in the North. With a riverside campsite and plenty of grounds for the main-stage along with various tents and fairground attractions, it is clear that the location clearly lives up to its’ reputation. Sara Jenkins cast her eye over proceedings and took the photos. The Stage...

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