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WALTON: Solo & with IOTA

August 1 - August 5

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annA will perform SOLO and with her trio IOTA at this fab festival.

Home for this four-night, three-day country garden festival, is the stunning 16th Century Walton Hall, nestled in 65 acres of beautiful English countryside, just outside Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon.

AUDIENCE QUOTE: Where have you been all our lives! We enjoyed the show so much! Your songs are so original, personal, yet for everyone.

annA rydeR is a musical dynamo; an original and inventive singer-songwriter with a musical style that, although based in folk, spans an array of genres. Her songs are simultaneously thought-provoking, poignant and humorous.

She is a multi-instrumentalist playing, amongst others, piano, guitars, accordion, banjo, trumpet and is a performer who according to the audience ‘paints great songs’ and who say ‘puts the soul of the people into her music’.

annA is a musician’s musician who has played with and for many different artists including Fairport Convention, Eddi Reader and Julianne Regan (All about Eve).

‘Bring Me Back My Feathers’, included in the Fairport set for several years, is annA’s song. They have also performed and recorded her songs ‘Sailing Boat’ and ‘The Crowd’.

annA has made several albums, including Paper Girl, Pockets On Fire and The Art Of Making Faces, of original ‘songs that demonstrate a rare originality’ (MOJO) which often feature such musicians as Dave Pegg, Gerry Conway, Rabbit Bundrick (The Who keyboards), Simon Nicol and Clive Bunker.

A cartoonist as well, annA was specially commissioned to make the sleeve cover cartoons on Fairport’s album ‘What We Did On Our Saturday’.

2017 saw annA get together with talented singers and musicians Sally Barker and Marion Fleetwood to create IOTA.
This trio combine to make original songs which are poignant, quirky, thought-provoking and humorous with sublime harmonies and top class musicianship – described by Julie Matthews as “Three brilliant musicians, singers and writers exuding an infectious joy of music. A force to be reckoned with.”

“A multi-talented ball of energy” Julianne Regan [ALL ABOUT EVE]

 

Details

Start:
August 1
End:
August 5
Cost:
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Website:
https://www.costadelfolk.co.uk/as-you-like-it/

Venue

As You Like It Festival
Mercure Warwickshire Walton Hall Hotel, Walton
Wellesbourne, CV35 9HG
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Phone:
01789 842424
Website:
https://www.costadelfolk.co.uk/as-you-like-it/