Rosie Hood and Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne
Monday 21st May
Doors 7:00pm, Live Music 8:30pm
With two new solo albums under their belts and a wealth of traditional, folk and other material in their heads, Rosie Hood and Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne embark on a joint venture that promises to enthrall and entertain from start to finish.
“She has a magical voice, an awareness of her roots, a sense of fun on stage, and of course, makes the most marvellous music ” – RnR Magazine
Rosie Hood is a young folk singer from Wiltshire, known for her strong, pure voice and engaging solo performance. A BBC Performing Arts Fellow in 2015 and a 2016 Horizon Award nominee at the Radio 2 Folk Awards, Rosie has become more than purely a traditional singer. Having started learning folk songs at an early age from her family, Rosie has a keen interest in the history of traditional songs, particularly those of her native Wiltshire, where she has spent time researching in the local archives and developing a broad repertoire of local songs.
Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne is a folk musician and singer.
Cohen’s solo repertoire consists mainly of traditional songs with accompaniment from anglo concertina or melodeon. Alongside this Cohen also performs traditional tunes and the occasional un-accompanied song. An average solo performance includes traditional ballads, historical songs, industrial songs, sea songs and shanties all firmly rooted in the English tradition, with a fair amount of material linked to the West Midlands where Cohen has lived for much of his life.
Cohen’s solo repertoire consists mainly of traditional songs with accompaniment from anglo concertina or melodeon. Alongside this Cohen also performs traditional tunes and the occasional un-accompanied song. Cohen’s style, approach and repertoire is rooted in the English tradition, however material and influences from Scottish, Irish, American and European traditions are also present in Cohen’s performance.