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kimwei

Rank #12 UK Exminster, UK Folk / Acoustic / Spiritual

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Label: Goldflower Music

Bio: Kimwei’s unusual approach to composition sets her apart from any other singer/songwriter in the UK today. Her songs are distinctive, and feature a level of musicality that is rarely heard in the present musical landscape – from her sweeping vocal lines to a vast array of inventive and unique ways... See Full Bio

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"Kimwei performs her own material and accompanies her warm vocal tones with some of the meanest acoustic guitar playing you're likely to witness on the UK circuit... Utilising various open tunings, and the whole of her guitar in a style that evokes the techniques of the late, great Michael Hedges and current big noise Newton Faulkner. Exeter-based, Kimwei cajoles sounds out of her instrument that have had some audience members questioning whether some sort of electronic wizardry is helping her to achieve the sound that she creates. But it's all done with one acoustic guitar, one pair of hands and one very imaginative approach that opens up a whole new world of sound."
— Plymouth Herald
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  • 2013

    May 17


    Exeter, DEV, UK | 7:00pm

    Exeter, DEV, UK
    Fri May 17, 2013 7:00pm

    Details

    Fundraiser for Exeter InterAction. Lots of great bands playing. See you there Here's the facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/603851189633700/?notif_t=plan_admin_added

  • 2012

    Dec 15


    Exeter, DEV, UK | 12:00pm

    Exeter, DEV, UK
    Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:00pm

    Details

    An Exeter Local Records event. Exeter local records is a popup shopw selling exclusively local music. Selected Saturdays, local artists are playing in McCoy's arcade Exeter, outside The Real McCoy. A tranquil and refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of a the weekend's town center. See you there. https://www.facebook.com/exeter.localrecords

  • 2012

    Dec 8


    Torquay, UK | 3:00pm
    Private Party
    Torquay, UK
    Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:00pm

    Details

    Kimwei plays in a Folk Duo with Jake Slocombe. We play a wide variety of fold music and cover songs and are available for functions, weddings, parties, dances etc. To book, contact Jake: metfielddrummerdude@hotmail.com or phone 07805633794 http://www.reverbnation.com/jakeslocombemusic

  • 2012

    Nov 23


    Frome, UK | 8:00pm

    Frome, UK
    Fri Nov 23, 2012 8:00pm

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    http://www.cheeseandgrain.co.uk/2010/06/festival-acoustic-plus/ A great venue where Acoustic Plus always has some amazing handpicked music to listen to by candlelight.

  • 2012

    Nov 18


    Newton Abbot, DEVON, UK | 8:00pm

    Newton Abbot, DEVON, UK
    Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:00pm

    Details

    HOOT! CABARET COMPERED BY JACKIE JUNO WITH KIMWEI and MINGE AND THICKET Jackie will be performing her multi-media show BIG BANG - being the entire his'n'herstory of the Universe - a musical! A tragi-comic tale of life as we know it featuring Brian Abbott on guitar and the Universe on flipchart. The show includes extensive coverage of stone circles, stair-baskets, trombones and cheese! Plus competition with fabulous prizes! SATURDAY 22 DECEMBER AT THE UNION INN, MORETONHAMPSTEAD Doors open 8pm ADVANCE TICKETS £7 only! £10 on the night - but be warned, it is likely to sell out quickly. For bookings and enquiries call 01626 835802 or email jackiejuno@yahoo.co.uk

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  • sgailyoung (Fan) sgailyoung
    Kimwei's voice is warm, rich, authentic; her lyrics evoke journeys only poets describe. Musical, skilful,sweet and lyrical, these new songs are from the centre of herself. ...
  • LOST CITY BAND (Artist) LOST CITY BAND
    Stellar music Kimwei !!! Peace & Love, LCB/jeffrey
  • Harrie (Artist) Harrie
    All I can say is: I love it!!!
  • Robert Steven Hunt (Artist) Robert Steven Hunt
    Absolutely brilliant singing voice & songs, you are a very talented artist, keep up the great work! God Bless you! My very best wishes to you from Reading, from Rob.
  • Mitch Marcoulier (Artist) Mitch Marcoulier
    Dig'n your guitar style! Nice work! Cheers, Mitch
  • Tim George (Artist) Tim George
    Amazing compositions!! :D
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  • Song Plays 1,168

  • Video Plays 251

  • Total Fans 1,266

  • ReverbNation Fans 291

  • Facebook Likes 389

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  • YouTube Subscribers 102

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