Nashville singer Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby (ex-Strawbs) perform live at the Arts Association on Saturday, Dec 7th, supported by local minstrel Nick Girone-Maddocks.
Cathryn is no stranger to Tennessee’s Nashville recording studios, working with Chet Atkins, The Righteous Brothers, Shel Silverstein and Jorma Kaukonen.
Brian Willoughby is best known for his virtuoso performances on electric and acoustic guitar, with progressive folk/rock band Strawbs. He also played with Mary Hopkin, Joe Brown, Bridget St. John, Jim Diamond and Monty Python.
- Both Cathryn and Brian have accompanied Nanci Griffith.
- Their “Alice’s Song” was an Aled Jones “highlight of the year” on BBC Radio 2.
- Cathryn was Simon Mayo’s star guest on BBC Radio 2Day, live from Nashville.
- “Real World” is the current album, featuring live studio recordings of new and popular Craig / Willoughby compositions.
“They catch a mood that could produce goosebumps on sheet metal (The Glasgow Herald),
“…traditional songs and delicately crafted originals by assured performers
with formidable story-telling abilities” (Record Collector),
“…sublime guitar work and one of the finest voices around” (Folking.com).
Saturday 7th December, doors 7.00pm, Tickets: £8 available from:
“Nurtured by Nature”, South Street, or call 01823-667774 or online at www.w-a-a.co.uk.