Kitty macfarlane

 Saturday 19 October, 8pm 

 

HOME, Theatre 2

£20 (+ booking fee)

With Kathryn Williams

Kitty Macfarlane is a songwriter and guitarist from Somerset, whose music is rich with visual imagery and written with an eco-eye. From the starling murmurations on the Somerset Levels to the lowly eel's epic transatlantic migration, and the small part we ourselves play in a much bigger picture, her songs are bound by the underlying theme of mankind's relationship with the wild.

 

With inspiration gathered from the sky to the seabed, and carried by a voice 'as clear as a mountain stream' (FRUK), her lyrics touch on intervention and rewilding, climate change and migration, and woman’s historical relationship with textiles and the land.

Her live show is augmented by all kinds of ‘found sound’ recorded in locations from Somerset to Sardinia – birdsong, waterfalls, the click of knitting needles - and bookended by sounds of the wild. 

 

Kitty has recently been nominated for the Horizon Award in the 2019 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, and her debut album Namer Of Clouds was one of The Guardian's Best Folk Albums of 2018 

"Her remarkably accomplished debut album, Namer Of Clouds, beguiles with its poetry and tenderness, and her eye for detail, vivid imagination and bright vocals make it a captivating listen. She is a talent to watch"​ - The Guardian

Recommended for age 9+

www.kittymacfarlane.com

"Startlingly poetic" - The Observer

 
 
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