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Cappuccino Concert with Simon Kempston, singer songwriter and guitarist

Saturday 20th January, 11am (doors open 10.30am)
Admission £5, tea/coffee available for small donation

Cappuccino Concert with Simon Kempston, singer songwriter and guitarist!

Simon Kempston is an Edinburgh based award-winning singer-songwriter and leading acoustic fingerstyle guitarist composing and performing original and contemporary acoustic music.

Though he is a Dundee lad, Simon’s busy schedule rarely allows time for him to perform in his native city so we are especially thrilled to welcome him to the Wighton!

Simon’s original, distinctive guitar playing is founded upon a complex, finger-picking style which technically reveals his classical training yet is steeped in the history of the folk, blues and celtic traditions and is complemented by Simon’s rich, powerful and compelling clipped vocal style.
Simon has performed at many of the major venues, folk/blues clubs and festivals in Scotland, the UK and regularly tours the length & breadth of Europe. He has also performed live on BBC Radio Stations across the UK, as well as other local and specialist music radio stations.  

Beautifully authentic guitar style & heartfelt vocal
Tom Robinson
BBC Radio 6

Highly recommended, very fine album from a very fine young Scottish musician
Iain Anderson
BBC Radio Scotland

Intelligent, passionate and highly original
fROOTS magazine



Shamblestone

Happy New Year!   Friends of Wighton's 2018 Lunchtime Recital programme launches in style on Wednesday 10th January with the Shamblestone!
An entertaining multi-instrumentalist folk duo, rooted in the Scottish tradition, Joanna Stark and Elisabeth Flett first started playing together in 2008 as part of folk trio Three’s A Crowd – the group went on to perform in venues all over Scotland and take part in projects such as the Cambridge Folk Festival Youth Hub Band.  Three’s A Crowd released a CD in 2013. In June 2016 Joanna and Elisabeth performed their first gig under the name of Shamblestone at Eden Festival, followed by a lunchtime concert in the High Mill at Verdant Works, Dundee in July. Their innovative blend of different musical styles and sparky live performances makes Shamblestone an unusual and exciting duo.

The Recital starts at 1.15pm and admission is free.
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