Acoustic Moon @ The Full Moon - W/ Nicky Swann, Leander Morales, Robert Bowden & Blind River Scare - www.acousticmoon.co.uk
The Farncombe Cavern is pleased to welcome back Nicky Swann, who performed here last on the on the 3rd September 2010. Devon born songwriter Nicky Swann is a performer with a passion. Her delivery is warm, soulful (sometimes gritty) but always spiritually tinged. She uses elements of folk, blues and country to tell her tales of love, hope and death. After splitting from her covers duo and long term guitarist in 2006 Nicky searched for a replacement but was disappointed by those she auditioned. Determined to continue, she decided to take on the role of guitarist herself and quickly expanded her three chord repertoire and was gigging again after six months. She started to write new material and relaunched herself as a singer-songwriter. Since then she hasn't looked back and her achievements to date include, recording with the top multi-instrumentalist Phil Beer (Show of Hands), winning the Artsbase singer-songwriter award, supporting many top UK artists including Clive Gregson, Reg Meuross, Roy Bailey and Megson as well as American artists Corrine West and Brooks Williams. She has headlined the acoustic stage at Transition Festival, supported Show Of Hands at Chagstock and is a regular performer at Dartmouth Music Festival. She has performed live for BBC Radio including an impromptu performance with award winning folk singer and fiddle player Jackie Oates. She has achieved a growing, well respected reputation in such a short space of time, singing from the heart and captivating audiences with her emotionally honest delivery.
Bio: Nicky Swann is developing into a fine singer-songwriter. Her delivery is warm, soulful (sometimes gritty) but always spiritually tinged. She lists Patsy Cline, Carole King and Janis Joplin as her big three.
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"Acoustic Raw Talent" "Empathetic, soul-felt songs that make it all warm inside these four cold walls again. A voice with heart and passion, but at times gritty and full of vibes from the old country. Acoustic raw talent, no frills, no fancies, just pure, enigmatic soul."