Tag: concert

Gig review: S’Wonderful: Gershwin & Friends at Revelation St Mary’s, Ashford, 25 May 2016, by Anna Morell (5 stars)

Alice Zawadzki

When you have children, you lose a piece of yourself. Subsumed by the drip drip of little needs, adult interests can easily fall away. And so I have found myself inhabiting churches. A half-remembered way of finding my way back to myself. Not for god – I’m still resolutely unsure – but for music. Proper…

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Gig review: Neil McSweeney and Vera Van Heeringen, by Anna Morell

Neil McSweeney and Vera Van Heeringen

Sometimes, someone comes along with songs that drill un-anaesthetised into your heart. Which is how I found myself shocked that I was sobbing my heart out, six feet away from Neil McSweeney last year on our wonderful neighbourhood lightship, LV21. Roberta Flack was right. Alone, McSweeney is a howling wolf of a man, his voice…

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