During our Winter season, we are delighted to be working alongside SoCo Music Project to bring you The Foyer Sessions, four chances to see some of the best music acts in the region, live and unplugged.
These FREE acoustic sets are open to all and begin at 7.30pm; our bar will be open before and during each show. Booking is essential for all of the foyer sessions.
Thursday 14th September: Sofa City Collective Unplugged
The Sofa City Bands Collective is a group of like minded Southampton bands who pool their experience, skills and resources to put on gigs. Current members include The Flying Alexanders, Neko Roshi and Mad King Ludwig & the Mojo Co.
Thursday 19th October: Jim Chorley
Jim Chorley is an Acoustic/Folk singer-songwriter. Originally from Southampton, he now lives in the wilds of Winchester. His uniquely melodic music 'evokes the styles and timeless traditions of the classic singer-songwriters such as James Taylor and Bob Dylan. The story telling nature of his songs has been likened to the work of Ralph McTell.' - Music in the City Festival.
Friday 27th October: Patrick Duff
Patrick Duff's gift is for creating dark intriguing pop music, vivid lyrics with graceful melodies and powerful, emotionally intense live performances. After dropping out of school and living as a street busker, Patrick became lead singer of the alternative rock band Strangelove, who released three critically-acclaimed albums, had a series of top forty hit singles between 1991 and 1998 and were an inspiration for the likes of Radiohead. Since then, he has recorded four solo albums and is currently working on his fifth alongside his autobiography.
Friday 10th November: Lucy Kitchen
Enchanting, ethereal, haunting, delicate and beautiful are some of the words used to describe the music and voice of Lucy Kitchen. A self-confessed ‘folky bird’ citing influences from the likes of Joni Mitchell, Mazzy Star, Laura Veirs and Neil Young, Lucy's mesmerising and haunting second album 'Sun to My Moon' will be released on 1st September via Bohemia Rose Records.