February 2016NEW ACOUSTIC NIGHT AT THE ORANGE GROVE, KNARESBOROUGH
Friday 26 February sees the launch of a new night of free acoustic music in Knaresborough. Live Lounge at The Orange Grove is hosted by Stan Smith and Ann Dunford-Smith of alt-country duo Mulholland and will take place from 9pm on the last Friday of each month at The Orange Grove pub on Market Place in Knaresborough.
The first Live Lounge on Friday 26 February and will feature renowned York singer songwriter David Ward MacLean. ‘We are delighted that David will be joining us. He is an amazing songwriter and performer who really knows how to keep an audience thrilled and enthralled’, said Ann.
Mulholland, who performed at The Orange Grove in January, will be bringing their own brand of alt-country music to the evening with close harmonies, rootsy fiddle and songs influenced by the likes of Bob Dylan, Neil Young and the Laurel Canyon songwriters.
‘We are delighted to have been invited to run this night by The Orange Grove and the aim of the Live Lounge is to provide Knaresborough with a relaxed end to the week in the company of some of the best acoustic artists in the area’, said Stan. ‘We have already booked artists such as the duos Randall & Munroe (York) and Waste of Paint (Hull) as well as Vinnie Whitehead (of Vinnie & the Stars) and country singer Steve Chapman-Smith (Wakefield) among others and we are looking forward to confirming many other acts.’
The Live Lounge will start at around 9pm at The Orange Grove pub on the last Friday of each month. Details for each event can be found and on posters around Knaresborough as well as on local social media sites, the Live Lounge Facebook page: www.facebook.com/liveloungeorangegrove/ and on Twitter: @Mulhollandband.
Mulholland are an alt-country duo (fiddle, guitar and two voices) based in York and currently playing all around the region and beyond. Their sound fuses the sounds of the canyons and the sounds of the city with close harmonies and an authentic rootsy sound. They can be contacted either via email on firstname.lastname@example.org, by mobile on 07904 006935 or via the following social media links.
David Ward MacLean