The London Folk & Roots Festival presents:
The London Folk & Roots Festival * Brooke Sharkey & Blick Bassy
Entry Requirements: 18+
London based singer-songwriter Brooke Sharkey was raised between France and England, since her return she has release 2 Eps and 1 full length album (one dress, 2012) and has just released her second album 'Wandering Heart' independently in the UK. Brooke has just been featured in the FUTURE 50 article in The Guardian in November 2016 article about independent artists.With a vocal style that switches effortlessly between lithely melodic and fiery, set against a deeply atmospheric musical backdrop, comparisons with the likes of Kate Bush, Ane Brun and Cat Power are inevitable.
Cameroonian singer-songwriter Blick Bassy will perform with his three-piece band on the stage of the Royal Festival Hall on Friday 11 September. Major acclaim in France has been followed by reviews in The Guardian, The Observer, Evening Standard and Songlines Magazine. And, as well as being played by Lauren Laverne, Gideon Coe and Cerys Matthews on 6Music and by Max Reinhardt and Mary Anne Kennedy on BBC Radio 3, Blick’s music was chosen by Apple for a worldwide campaign to advertise the iPhone6.