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Clutching At Straws

Clutching At Straws

Folk Kinver, STS, UK  UK
This Table Changes Everything
Table Changes Everything (Live)


  • 2016

    Feb 5

    Stourbridge, ENG, UK | 8:00pm

    Clutching At Straws will be celebrating the release of their first single, 'This Table Changes Everything,' with an opening night at ScaryCanary in Stourbridge and a numbe of meals and house gigs across UK! (There are still a few house gig slots available - message us if interested). Tickets £6 - Available from http://www.clutchingatstraws.com/#!product-page/qvylz/74a0db77-736b-f07e-ed13-2c8b2a5b7fa0 'This Table Changes Everything' is Clutching At Straws’ first release since the quartet became a trio in January 2015. The transition has been a testing but highly developmental period leading the band to explore new styles and new ways of conveying their passion for music making. ‘This Table Changes Everything’, written during that transition, celebrates the power of the everyday, the normal and the mundane to overcome otherwise overwhelming obstacles. Taking a step back, we see that sharing life with other human beings, symbolised and actualised through the normality of a shared meal, allows us to uncover our own humanity, our own worth. Eating together brings down walls, power structures, egos and facilitates reconciliation. "Take a seat, sit with me, recline and simply be. Take a seat, renounce your 'self', then you'll find you're free”. http://www.clutchingatstraws.com/#!music/c1ppg

  • 2015

    Oct 30

    Worcester, UK | 7:30pm

    The amazing straws return for an evening of folk! Free entry! Kids welcome till 9.30pm! Get here early as it'll be a busy one!!!

  • 2015

    May 25

    Droitwich, UK | 3:00pm
  • 2015

    Apr 24

    Stafford, UK | 10:00pm
  • 2015

    Apr 19

    portree, UK | 9:00pm



Bio: Clutching At Straws are a multi-talented and diverse alternative folk trio, hailing from the ‘creative county’ of Staffordshire. Clutching At Straws use an impressive variety of instruments to build a full, layered sound suffused with subtlety and their influences are diverse and eclectic with hi...See Full Bio

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