An Evening with The Bobbysocks


The Royal Oak


Sunday 29 May, 2016 - 19.00 doors

Tickets £7 available here

3 part harmony singing group The Bobbysocks curate an evening of beautiful harmonies and lush melodies upstairs at the Royal Oak in Chorlton. The Bobbysocks have performed at Manchester International Festival, Main Stage at Manchester Pride, Kendal Calling, Vintage by the Sea, The Royal Exchange, Dig the City and Just So Festival, and always bring the swing to the party! Some of you may have seen them busking around Chorlton before! They appear at Chorlton Arts Festival with their full band and are delighted to be part of the festival. This gig will also be the launch of their first EP ‘DIY’ which is a delightful collection of folky alt-country original songs.

Voices Beyond (Bobbysocks support)

The Bobbysocks will be joined by their good friends – the wonderful Voices Beyond Gospel Collective. Voices Beyond write the most inspiring and uplifting original gospel music as well as their take on classic soul covers, and have performed all over the UK. They guarantee to put a smile on your face!

Rachael Gladwin (Bobbysocks suport)

Also joining The Bobbysocks are Rachael Gladwin and the Red Socks, bringing upbeat, folky, original songs to the table. Their warm melodies are accompanied by jazzy harp, rich cello and bouncing cajon.
“Beautiful melodies, lovely folky vibe… great feel” – Sir Paul McCartney
“Rachael and the Red Socks wears its influences proudly, mixing and molding them into a genuinely original sound ” – Bruce Lindsay, All About Jazz Magazine

An evening for fans of the Andrews Sisters, the Unthanks and the Supremes! If you like your music to have a heavy dose of harmony and pure happiness then this is for you. Cabaret seating, with first come first seated for the best seats in the house, with standing room at the back.

Unfortunately there is no lift at the Royal Oak so the venue isn’t wheelchair accessible.

Feel free to dress up! We will be!

Local facts: this venue used to hold tea dances during the Second World War and is apparently haunted!

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