TROUBADOUR

263- 267 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court

– LONDON SW5 9JA

London Café & Club est. 1954

 

The Troubadour was the first place where Bob Dylan performed in London.

Paul Simon, Martin Carthy, Redd Sullivan, Charlie Watts, Sammy Davis Jr. and Jimi Hendrix have all played here. Richard Harris fell in love with his wife Elizabeth here (she was doing the washing up).  Ken Russell recruited staff for his first shorts here, and it was here that he became friends with Oliver Reed.  Led Zeppelin used to come and jam here after their Earl’s Court gigs. Tom Robinson and Elvis Costello used to play here too.  It was while Sandy Denny was performing at the Club, a member of ‘The Strawbs’ heard her, and in 1967, she was invited to join the band.

 

The Julie July Band are delighted to be at The Troubadour in November, performing songs from the Sandy Denny songbook from her time with The Strawbs, Fairport Convention, Fotheringay and her solo career.   Songs such as ‘Who knows where the time goes?, ‘Listen Listen’, ‘I’m a dreamer’, ‘Solo’, ‘Tell me what you see in me’, ‘The Lady’……plus many more.   Also featuring  - GUEST pianist Chris Hutchison accompanying and performing arrangements from Sandy’s Solo Sessions at the BBC.

 

 

Chris plays, sings and writes in his own distinctive and individual style.  He's opened for Bear Grylls ‘mud sweat and tears’ show and was featured on Bears ‘Desert Island Discs’, fronted a full orchestra and choir in the Royal Albert Hall. Toured the US in a gospel group. Sung with the Welsh National Opera.  One of the original Beautiful People who's album if 60's were 90's was a dance album in the early 90's that sampled Jimmy Hendrix's music extensively and is in Noel Gallagher top 5 modern albums.

He has toured supporting Oasis with the Beautiful People. Done session work with Martin Fury's Bohinta, Gary Stringer of Reef. Recorded extensively with the original Mr Big in the mid 80's. These days he plays keyboards with The Merseybeats and for Vanity Fair, the Swinging Blue Jeans and the New Amen Corner and The Julie July Band.

 

 

 

Line up:  Julie July (Vocals)  Steve Rezillo (Lead Guitar)  Nick Smith (Acoustic Guitar)  Blake Probert (Bass Guitar)  Garry Low (Drums & Percussion)

Tickets:  £10 advance  @troubadourlondon.com   £12 OTD

Tel: 020 73701435   info@troubadour.com

 

 

 

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