Elizabeth LaPrelle & Sandy Newlin
Elizabeth LaPrelle is best known as one half of the currently super hot folk duo Anna & Elizabeth.
Tonight she is performing with her mother, Sandy Newlin.
Elizabeth LaPrelle has been performing Appalachian ballads and old-time songs since she was eleven. Her magnificent voice, her respect for the songs, and her authentic mountain sound and style brought her to the attention of first Ginny Hawker and then Sheila Kay Adams.
Raised in Rural Retreat, Virginia, Elizabeth attended old time fiddlers’ conventions and sang harmonies with her family, who taught her traditional singing styles and encouraged her to sing their own favourite American folk music. She received her undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary with a major in Southern Appalachian Traditional Performance.
This is a super rare opportunity to experience an evening of utterly authentic Appalachian folk singing.
(Photo courtesy Mike Melnik)
Admission £8 (£6 unwaged)
On the majority of club nights you will be able to pay on the door although we do put advance tickets on sale. On occasion demand will be very high and the evening may sell out in advance or there will be limited availabilty on the door. Please check the website regularly for the current position on specific evenings. For online tickets for this evening go to https://www.wegottickets.com/event/465951
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- June 7: Moor Music ~ Hardcore trad from the heart of Dartmoor.
- June 14: The Brothers Gillespie ~ Lyrical intensity and the sounds of soaring sibling harmony.
- June 21: Spring Singaround ~ Bring a song or a tune or maybe even a poem or a story to share.
- June 28: Street Party ~ Folk music, beer and ice cream!