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Listings for March 5th, 2010

APPEARING ON Friday, March 5th, 2010

The Undercover Hippy [+]

Free admission before 10pm, £4 thereafter

Billy Salisbury, a.k.a. The Undercover Hippy, is definitely not your average singer songwriter. His music brings together folk guitar, soulful vocals, infectious reggae rhythms, and the lyrical wordplay of a hip-hop mc. Political without preaching, his songs deliver a positive message that is hard to ignore.

Starting out as a dj and mc when he was 16, Billy finally returned to the music of his hippy upbringing and picked up a guitar again in 2002. His first songs were simply a combination of lyrics from his mc past sung over the guitar. This fusion of styles has now become what defines his music today. Read more… »