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Listings for August 1st, 2013

APPEARING ON Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Folkazm with Mark Henderson & Co. feat. David Burton & Jessica Ball

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Folk, Roots and Blues provided by Mark Henderson & Co. on Telford’s intimate Window Stage. See some of the best acoustic acts from the Northwest up close and personal. This month we feature David Burton & Jessica Ball…

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As a duo, David and Jessica have performed numerous gigs, including private parties, New years celebrations, and weddings throughout North Wales and Cheshire. They provide entertainment for all venues and functions from their varied repertoire of covers and also write and record their own material. Their repertoire spans from 50’s rock and roll to modern pop encompassing classic rock, country blues and indie in between.

Jessica Ball – Guitar/Vocals

Born in North Wales and having grown up in South Africa, Jessica’s music career started in 2006 where she attended the National School of Arts in Johannesburg, studying Contemporary Music. In 2010, she arrived back in Wales to pursue her singing career. Since then, Jessica’s original music has received national radio airplay and media coverage as a solo artist and as part of her band, Warsisters. She has appeared twice at Focus Wales festival and performs gigs regularly throughout Wales and England. Jessica is also a renowned guitar tutor, providing lessons in the North Wales area.

David Burton – Guitar/Vocals

Hailing from North Wales, David Burton is an accomplished songwriter and instrumentalist who has composed many thought-provoking and foot tapping songs. He has performed live up and down the country both solo and with his previous band, The Invisible Wires, for over ten years supporting fine artists such as Eric Roche and also playing backup guitar for numerous talented singer songwriters including a stint with Duffy. His virtuoso guitar skills leave audiences open-mouthed as he performs his own compositions whilst also playing tribute to the work of acoustic guitar heroes such as John Renbourn, Bert Jansch and Pierre Bensusan.