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Release Your Creative Genius – A Songwriting intensive with Charlie Dore

Release Your Creative Genius – A Songwriting intensive with Charlie Dore

| February 11, 2019

Last call for songwriters to join a small and like minded group for a week of intensive tuition and development at The Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth, led by one of the UK’s most respected songwriters Charlie Dore and including sessions with leading Film & TV composer Kevin Sargent, legal music guru Jens Hills and vocal coaching […]

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Ben Morgan-Brown joins fromthewhitehouse

Ben Morgan-Brown joins fromthewhitehouse

| February 7, 2019

We’re excited to announce that Devon-based musician and journalist Ben Morgan-Brown (pictured here with Reg Meuross) has joined the Fromthewhitehouse team. Ben has worked at the infamous Tin Pan Alley Recording Studio on Denmark Street, sold guitars to the ‘rich & the famous’ and the ‘not-so rich & famous’ as manager at Mansons Guitar Shop, […]

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Grace Petrie to play a Whitehouse Session May 3rd at Ashburton Arts

Grace Petrie to play a Whitehouse Session May 3rd at Ashburton Arts

| January 21, 2019

Friday May 3rd – Doors 7pm Whitehouse Sessions at Ashburton Arts West Street Ashburton TQ13 7DT TICKETS HERE I was introduced to Grace Petries’s unique take on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they she delivers her clever lyrics by my brilliant niece Tash about six years ago. Since then […]

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The Ciderhouse Rebellion

The Ciderhouse Rebellion

| January 16, 2019

The Ciderhouse Rebellion is an exciting new duo bringing together violinist Adam Summerhayes and master accordionist Murray Grainger. “Grainger’s accordion with Summerhayes’s fiddle are especially beautiful” (Songlines). The pair play trad tunes, particularly from the North East, write their own tunes and specialise in creating music in the moment – it’s this unusually improvisatory focus […]

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GemsOnVHS releases first of 3 Reg Meuross videos filmed at Cecil Sharp House

GemsOnVHS releases first of 3 Reg Meuross videos filmed at Cecil Sharp House

| January 9, 2019

With a love of authentic songwriting, passionate people and out of the ordinary stuff it’s no wonder that Antony Simpkins, founder of GemsOnVHS which is spearheading a new wave of DIY Americana on youtube, was immediately drawn to Reg Meuross when they met at a gig at The Old Stables Cricklade last summer. They agreed to meet up at […]

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Charlie Dore Dark Matter Spring Tour 2019

Charlie Dore Dark Matter Spring Tour 2019

| January 5, 2019

“Dark Matter…an amazingly astute, moving, intelligent and connected songwriter…a voice like Kate McGarrigle meets Dory Previn. Wonderful. ” Mike Harding “A gift for melody, brave, poignant, entertaining, original.” Guardian ★★★★ Charlie Dore will be doing some two-timing this Spring when she alternates between two different musical partners, her long-time school friend and collaborator, the multi-instrumental […]

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