Featuring: The Magic Numbers, Beth Rowley, Ren Harvieu, Zak Hobbs, Robert Chaney, Naomi In Blue, Pat Ralla, Josh Flowers, Laura Tenschert, Felix Holt, Joe Harvey-Whyte
Heartworn Highways: A Live Tribute is a unique and intimate gathering of London’s finest underground Americana’ songwriters and instrumentalists. After many late night jams at well-known roots music haunts, The Betsey Trotwood in Farringdon and Camden’s Green Note, this collective was drawn together through a mutual love and respect for the music made by the artists featured in James Szalapski’s docu-film Heartworn Highways.
The show features performances from 12 songwriters including members of The Magic Numbers, Salford-songstress and Bella Union artist Ren Harvieu, Brit Awards nominee Beth Rowley and guitar virtuoso & grandson of Fairport Convention’s Richard Thompson, Zak Hobbs.
The collective perform a mixture of original material and harmony-honeyed reimaginations of songs by Townes Van Zandt, GuyClark, Steve Earle, Rodney Crowell and many more featured in Heartworn Highways. This is far more than just a tribute show; imagine stumbling into a bar where your favourite artists are sitting around a table playing music together, swapping songs and stories.