Sat, Sep 25 | The HopBarn

Julie July Band - Fatheringay Tour

Fotheringay - The Songs of Sandy Denny
Julie July Band - Fatheringay Tour

Time & Location

Sep 25, 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM
The HopBarn, Hopyard Farm, Hockerwood Lane, 0PZ, Upton Rd, Southwell NG25 0PZ, UK

About the Event

50 Years on from the Iconic “Fotheringay” Album. The July July Band return to the Hopbarn, Southwell, Nottinghamshire. The band have built a substantial reputation with reinterpretations and arrangements of the work of singer-songwriter Sandy Denny. 

In Sandy’s brief career she left a legacy of beautiful, haunting original and traditional compositions. Richard Thompson called her “The greatest artist of her generation”. Melody Maker readers twice voted her the Best British Female Singer in 1970 & 1971. Her most famous song “Who Knows Where the Time Goes?” was voted favourite folk track of all time by listeners of BBC Radio 2 and has been covered by many artists including;- Judy Collins, Nina Simone, Eva Cassidy and Kate Rusby. The bands new tour features songs from 1970 “Fotheringay” Album;- Pond and the Stream, Nothing More, The Sea, The Way I Feel, Winter Winds, Late November, Banks of the Nile, Gypsy Davey plus some old favourites. 

Inspired by Sandy’s work and the wider folk, rock and blues movements of the Sixties and Seventies. The band will also perform songs from their own self-penned Albums 'Lady of the First Light' and new Album 'Labyrinth' due for release Spring 2021.

The lineup for 2021 features musicians with Folk-Rock roots ; Dik Cadbury from 1970’s Decameron (Bass, Fiddle, Vocals), Mick Candler – Decameron, Roll Movement (Drums), John Brunsdon (Lead guitarist), William Barry (Acoustic guitar, Vocals), Carol Lee Sampson (Keyboards, Vocals) and Julie July (Vocals).

British Folk Rock at its best! 

“Julie July and her band have delivered a first-rate collection of contemporary Folk-Rock music. Quality songs, superb vocals and forthright lyrics delivered with skill, technique and conviction. Perfectly conceived, recorded and superbly realised - this is proof that she is one of the brightest talents in the UK right now” 

John O’Regan Journalist & Broadcaster - fRoots, Living Tradition, LCCR.

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