Gigs

2018 Upcoming Events

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  • Sat
    25
    Jan
    2020

    TAMARA STEWART | The Truth, The Music and Me

    GUEST LIST FULL |19:00 - 22:45

    TAMARA STEWART Saturday 25 January 2020 | With a 2012 CMAA (Country Music Association Australia) award , multiple finalist places and her album producing four #1 radio singles it's a pleasure to host Australian multi award winning singer songwriter for a special evening in the house featuring music from THE TRUTH, THE MUSIC and ME

    The Little Rabbit Barn music evenings are private invitation-only gigs.
    Contact us if you'd like to be on the guest list and we will get back to you to confirm.

    There will be complimentary food and we are suggesting an artist donation from £15.

     

    Limited guest places available | Please email for details

     

     

  • Sat
    07
    Mar
    2020

    HONEY RYDER | ISABELLA COULSTOCK

    Doors 18:45 | Live 19:15 | Finish 10:45

     

    HONEY RYDER | Saturday 07 March 2020 | Top UK country crossover trio featuring Lindsay O'Mahony, Jason Huxley and Matt Bishop "Honey Ryder have their feet in folk and country, sound both classic and contemporary and fit the current trend for a return to real music"

    OFFICIAL VIDEO

    LIVE AT LITTLE RABBIT BARN VIDEO | February 2016

    Formed by singer Lindsay O’Mahony and initially a duo, Honey Ryder self-released a debut album ‘Rising Up’ in 2009.  A rock record with folk influences, Rising Up received widespread critical acclaim and led to the band supporting Will Young on a 19 date theatre tour and Michael Bolton in UK arenas.  The album spawned two Top 40 UK singles and saw the band flown to Austin, Texas and the south of France for performances at South By South West and Midem, respectively.

    At Midem, playing a Brits showcase alongside Paolo Nutini and Jamie Cullum, Honey Ryder found a fan in ex Sony executive Chris Craker, who invited them to be the first act to record at his newly-built, state of the-art, residential recording complex south of Bangkok.  

    They sent their song, You Can’t Say That, to Paul Worley, the man who signed and produced The Dixie Chicks and Lady Antebellum.

    He set up sessions with a real Who’s Who of top Nashville writers.  "We were supposed to stay a few days, but it went so well we were there for weeks.”

    They have a very methodical way of writing in Nashville,” explains Jason.  “A verse and a chorus have to be complete before lunch, the entire song finished in a day.  We really worked out there, sometimes with writers that were more pure country or bluegrass than pop, but we learnt a lot from everyone.”

    Among Honey Ryder’s collaborators were Tom Douglas (Lady Antebellum’s I Run To You, Tim McGraw, Martina McBride), Blair Daly (Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Faith Hill) and Rivers Rutherford (who has written US No.1s for Dolly Parton, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw).

    Before Honey Ryder left Nashville, they recorded six songs at Ocean Way, a studio used by the likes of Dolly Parton and Kings Of Leon, including the brooding World’s Away and Fleetwood Mac-like You Won’t Find Me.

    “The standard of musicianship out there is incredible,” says Lindsay.  “In a day, we had assembled a band that included a Russian banjo player who records with Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift, Mark Knopfler’s bass player, Stevie Nick’s keyboardist and the best drummer I have ever heard.  After listening to the songs twice on a dictaphone, we recorded most of them in one take.”

     

    ISABELLA COULSTOCK

    ISABELLA COULSTOCK | Saturday 07 March 2020 | Isabella is a 18 year old singer/songwriter with country music in her heart. She has performed on Kent TV and BBC Radio Kent and the Black Deer Festival in Tunbridge Wells. Most recently opening for Jools Holland and has been asked back for another support slot.

    The Little Rabbit Barn music evenings are private invitation-only gigs.
    Contact us if you'd like to be on the guest list and we will get back to you to confirm.

    There will be complimentary food and we are suggesting an artist donation from £15.

     

     

  • Sat
    11
    Apr
    2020

    THE GRAHAMS | WHEN RIVERS MEET

    Doors 18:45 | Live 19:15 | Finish 10:45

    THE GRAHAMS | FULL BAND SHOW

    Alyssa and Doug have been performing together since they were teenagers growing up in the New Jersey suburbs, sneaking into New York City to hear their favorite bands play. They burst onto the Americana scene in 2013 with their debut, Riverman’s Daughter, which features songs written while traveling the Mississippi River and the Louisiana swamps in search of inspiration. It spent 11 weeks in the Top 40. 2015’s Glory Bound, was declared “easily one of the best Americana albums of the year” by No Depression

    For Kids Like Us, their current album written on a wild motorcycle ride along Route 66, at the height of the 2016 election season.

    “Everything about Route 66 – the neon signs, the motels, the cars, the souvenirs, even the menus – are stuck in a different time,” Alyssa says. “Of course the music that developed would have moments of fantasy, moments of horror, even some moments of the supernatural.”

    Their work with Richard Swift – and with co-Producer Dan Molad (Lucius, Elizabeth & the Catapult, The Wild Reeds), who later took over the project – was what enabled The Grahams to channel all that chaotic stimulus into something big, lush, ambitious, and profoundly satisfying.

    With the kind of gorgeous, aching melodies only hinted at on their previous records, and the fearless arrangements that Swift and Molad are known for, Kids Like Us might just be one of those instant classics that music lovers used to swoon over in rock and roll’s heyday. It doesn’t hurt to have a killer band comprised of members of Lucius, The Night Sweats and The Raconteurs.

    “We wanted to work with Swift because of his unique sense of modernist preservation. We got so much more. Richard was like magic. He was like nobody we’d ever met before. You instantly wanted to be near him and be part of his world and suck in the mysterious energy and love he put out,” Alyssa says of working with their production Dream Team. “Danny is like a long-lost friend. It was like we’d known him in past lives and yet he surprised us at every moment with his ingenious creativity. Danny’s magic is in his pure curiosity. He was able to utilize our voices together in a way we had never explored in the past and this helped to create a new sound for us.”

    Where The Graham’s first two records were minimalist and sometimes acoustic, Kids Like Us finds the duo exploring a wider range of sounds, as befits a record written on one of America’s longest, most storied roads. The new songs grew out of motel-room whispers and campfire musings as much as from studio experimentation. “Don’t Give Your Heart Away” is twangy pop with a David Lynchian sheen; “Kids Like Us” takes a modernized Antonioni feel in new directions. “Searching The Milky Way” is a 50’s biker flick directed by Quentin Tarantino.

    “We started in Chicago with the blues and Motown,” Doug says, “and we ended in L.A. listening to the Beach Boys. And all of it found its way into the record.”

     

    WHEN RIVERS MEET | BAND SHOW | Saturday 11 April 2020

    When Rivers Meet are a British husband and wife musical duo composed of Grace Bond (Vocals, Fiddle, Mandolin) and Aaron Bond (Vocals, Guitar). Based around masterful vocals and rich harmonies the duo deliver their self-penned material with authenticity and sincerity. 

    When Rivers Meet received acclaim after reaching number three in the UK Independent Music Charts leading to airplay throughout Europe, Australia, America and Canada.

    In 2016 after a chance meeting with Chris West, a Platinum Award Winning Music Producer who had been along to one of their live shows and was impressed by their dynamics and on-stage chemistry, When Rivers Meet travelled to his personal studio in Sardinia, Italy to record their debut album entitled LIBERTY. The studio was set in an idyllic location overlooking a waters meet and a mountain. After two weeks in the studio they returned with virtually a complete album. Eight of the eleven tracks are self-penned, two are highly requested covers they play live and one is a beautiful song called Fingertips by distinguished songwriter Roy Villanis. The album was named after a want to express the freedom 2016 had given them and the arrival of a niece called Liberty. Of the original songs on the album stand out tracks are the heartfelt and superbly delivered You Blinded Me, the up-tempo Postpone and the sultry Americana of the song Greed

    Liberty has received rave reviews from Chris Kimsey (Rolling Stones Producer) "..the performances are exemplary, the sound is magnificent, the songs are gorgeous, and I am insanely jealous—this is really wonderful. I love the drama. I love everything."
    Earning critical acclaim from media including Simon Redley of Music Republic Magazine "The chemistry between their voices is palpable". 

    www.whenriversmeet.co.uk

    The Little Rabbit Barn music evenings are private invitation-only gigs.
    Contact us if you'd like to be on the guest list and we will get back to you to confirm.

    There will be complimentary food and we are suggesting an artist donation from £15.

     

     

  • Sat
    25
    Apr
    2020

    THE WANDERING HEARTS

    GUEST LIST FULL | Doors 19:00 | Live 19:30 | Finish 10:45

    THE WANDERING HEARTS | SATURDAY 25 APRIL 2020

    ANNOUNCEMENT! In Harmony - An Intimate Tour. An evening of songs old and new, and the stories behind them. In April 2020, we’ll be travelling to some towns and cities we’ve never visited before - & some we have - to try and reach as many of you as possible. 2020, here we come!

     

    The Little Rabbit Barn music evenings are private invitation-only gigs.
    Contact us if you'd like to be on the guest list and we will get back to you to confirm.

    There will be complimentary food and we are suggesting an artist donation from £15.
    GUEST PLACES FULL
    RESERVED LIST FOR CANCELLATIONS AVAILABLE

    Please email for link if you have already made contact with us before midday today

     

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  • Sat
    09
    May
    2020

    LYNNE HANSON and THE GOOD INTENTIONS

    Doors 18:45 | Live 19:15 | Finish 10:45

    LYNNE HANSON & THE GOOD INTENTIONS| Saturday 09 May 2020

    Too tough for folk and too blues influenced for country, LYNNE HANSON's brand of "porch music with a little red dirt" can turn on a dime from a sunshine, blue sky ballad to a full-on thunderstorm of gritty Americana swamp from one song to the next. She's known for her high-energy, roots guitar driven live performances, whether playing solo or with her band the Good Intentions. A closet stand-up comedian, Lynne often leaves the audience howling with laughter with her between-song-banter. 

    Lynne is a two-time Canadian Folk Music Award winner (2018 English Songwriter, Ensemble of the Year with The LYNNeS), a two-time Indie Acoustic Project Alt-Country album of the year winner (River of Sand 2014, Uneven Ground 2017), a past winner of the Colleen Peterson Songwriting Award, and a two-time finalist in the prestigious Kerrville New Folk competition in Texas. 

    Lynne has performed in venues and festivals across Canada, parts of the United States, and in Europe, had official showcases in Memphis, TN and Austin TX, has toured in support of Grammy nominated songwriters (Gretchen Peters, Steve Forbert), and opened for guitar legend Albert Lee in the UK and Canada.

    "Somewhere in the heartlands, in a town called 'Americana USA,' nestles a particular variety of singer songwriter.   Someone who views a melodic sensibility through the bottom of a whiskey glass. Canadian songstress Lynne Hanson could run for mayor of that town."    -  Trevor Raggatt - R2 Magazine - 5 stars

    LITTLE RABBIT BARN VIDEO filmed on The LYNNeS  duo show with LYNN MILES

    OFFICIAL VIDEO

     

    The Little Rabbit Barn music evenings are private invitation-only gigs.
    Contact us if you'd like to be on the guest list and we will get back to you to confirm.

    There will be complimentary food and we are suggesting an artist donation from £15.