Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 11th. March 2020 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on dublincityfm.ie or 103.2 FM in Dublin.
A Different Thread are, all going well, guesting on this edition. They are on an Irish tour so plenty of chat, music & information.
A Different Thread, is the collaboration between Robert Jackson from Lichfield, England, and Alicia Best from Durham, North Carolina, USA. Both traveling songwriters in their own right, they first met while busking in Galway, Ireland, back in 2016 and have been touring together ever since.
Best and Jackson have developed a compelling sound that embraces 70’s folk revival, country, and blues. Pulling from their respective roots, their blend of intimate, raw vocals with atmospheric instrumentation is reminiscent of Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings, while still offering catchy hooks in the style of folk-rock outfits like The Lumineers and The Cranberries.
The duo officially formed after winning Shrewsbury Folk Festival’s open-mic competition in 2017, then went on to land interviews and live sessions on both the BBC and NPR radio. Their song, Potter’s Field, reached the semi-finals in the International Songwriting Competition (ISC) 2019 and through extensive touring, they have garnered a loyal following across the UK, Europe, the US and Central America.
SOME IRISH TOUR DATES
THU 12 MARCH
Spirit Store Dundalk,Co. Louth. Ireland
SAT 14 MARCH
The Workman's Club - The Vintage RoomDublin, Ireland
SUN 15 MARCH
The Dalkey Duck Dublin, Ireland
TUE 17 MARCH
The Strand Inn Waterford, Ireland
FRI 20 MARCH
The Corner House Cork, Ireland
SAT 21 MARCH
The White Horse Ballincollig, Cork Ireland.
Mon. 20th. April
Mick Murphys Ballymoreeustace Co. Kildare
SEE FULL LIST at adifferentthread.com
Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 11th. March 2020 on 103.2FM or dublincityfm.ie
LISTEN BACK :
1. Greetings ( 3.57 ) - Jack Bean - SINGLE
2. Hearts On Display ( 3.51 ) - Martin Warren - CD The Alchemist martinwarrenmusic.com
IRISH ARTIST - 2020 RELEASE
3. On A Whim ( 3.23 ) - A Different Thread - CD On A Whim adifferentthread.com
4. Get Close - A Different Thread - LIVE STUDIO PERFORMANCE At Dublin City FM af=differentthread.com
5. My Carolina Sunshine Girl ( 1928 ) ( 2.57 ) - Jimmie Rogers - CD My Rough & Rowdy Ways as part of Jimmie Rogers Four Classic Albums Plus avidgroup.co.uk
2020 PACKAGE RELEASE
6. The Prickly Bush ( 3.49 ) - A Different Thread - CD On A Whim adifferentthread.com
7. Potters Field - A Different Thread - LIVE STUDIO PERFORMANCE At Dublin City FM adifferentthread.com
8. Carolina Song ( 4.17 ) - A Different Thread - CD On A Whim adifferentthread.com