Thursday, 09 July 2015 00:00

Festival season for Lisa Redford

Written by  Lisa Redford
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Lisa at St Benedict's Summer Fayre - image courtesy of Claudia Taveira Lisa at St Benedict's Summer Fayre - image courtesy of Claudia Taveira

Festival season is now in full swing and thankfully we’ve mostly had some beautiful summer weather to accompany it.

Last Saturday I played at Dubs in the Hall Festival. Aimed predominately at owners and lovers of Volkswagen Campers, it has a friendly, laid-back atmosphere and the sultry weather we had certainly contributed to a really relaxing feel. The festival is located in the beautiful setting of Holt Hall in North Norfolk and with an eclectic mix of live music, from reggae, rockabilly, rock, indie, folk and acoustic plus DJ sets, there was something for everyone. 

 

Here’s a little video I’ve put together from my fun and very warm day there:

https://youtu.be/o4-ggjmw4eU

Sunday was another great event with a visit to the Norwich Lanes Summer Fayre. Now in its 11th year, the fayre is bigger than before and it’s easy to see why it’s become such a popular day in the city’s arts calendar. Huge crowds soaked up the buzzing atmosphere and there was an array of lovely vintage and craft stalls, street food, live music, art, DJ’s, performances and fairground attractions along the various areas of the historic busy streets. 

The Summer Fayre really showcases the vibrant arts scene here in the city and my friend, local film maker and photographer Claudia Taveira has captured some lovely shots of the day as shown here. 

https://claudiataveira.wordpress.com/2015/07/06/the-lanes-party/

Lately I’ve recorded and performed songs by Mumford and Sons, James Bay and Years and Years. Acoustic versions and free downloads are on my SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/lisaredford 

with videos at my YouTube channel youtube.com/lisaredfordmusic

Performing James Bay's lovely song 'Let It Go' in the garden on a sunny day: https://youtu.be/KonaPl1d15s

Lisa Redford 

"one of our finest singer/songwriters" Bob Harris BBC Radio 2

"In a sea of smart female singer/songwriters Lisa Redford is an admiral" Maverick magazine ****

www.lisaredford.com

Bob Harris Session 

Bob Harris Interview

 

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