Dear music friends ~
Join us WED APRIL 12 for an evening with Scottish folk noir balladeer RACHEL SERMANNI,
whose music has the flesh of Folk but, if you were to cut the skin, you’d find it pumped with contemporary, genre blended blood.
Born under a rainbow, in Raigmore hospital in the Scottish Highlands, on the 7th November ’91, Rachel Sermanni has grown into a writer, musician and artist. All of her creations preserve the pure, mystical, symbolic nature of that beam of fragmented light that shone, 24 sun-spun years ago.
She has release a variety of recordings : (2011) her first EP, The Bothy Sessions, recorded quite spontaneously, deep in a Highland forest with 10 friends; Studio EP Black Currants; Debut Album, Under Mountains in Sept 2012 (Produced by Ian Grimble -- Travis, Manic Street Preachers, Texas -- and recorded at Watercolour Studios nestled among big, purple hills in the West Highlands.) After 4 years of touring, she completed The BoatShed Sessions, recorded in the same raw element and ethos of the Bothy Sessions; Everything Changes, produced by Alex Newport (Bloc Party, City and Colour, Death Cab for Cutie) in New York City; and ‘Live in Dawson City’, recorded during a festival in the Yukon, (early 2014) .
Tied to The Moon is Rachel’s sophomore studio album, released in July 2015 to wide spread critical acclaim. The songs follow the theme of being ‘Like a Moth’; of being in darkness but drawn to the flame. To hear it is to take a walk in the moonlight.
All of Rachel Sermanni’s records have been released on Middle of Nowhere Recordings, a label she helped create with Robert Hicks who lives in beautiful Ullapool in the North West. MONrecordings is now an established label with a growing roster of artists.
* Come on out for an evening of delicious food, music, and visiting with friends *
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When :: WED April 12, 2017 (7:30 PM Performance / 6:30 PM Potluck)
Cost :: Suggested donation $20. (sliding scale) All door donations go to the artist!
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