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Jim Ghedi

Jim Ghedi

Wed 19 October 2022

Stage time / 7:45pm

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Location

COVENTRY Warwick Arts Centre (Studio),
Warwick Arts Centre
CV4 7AL

Tickets

£16 + booking fee

Jim Ghedi hails from the South Yorkshire hills and although clearly well versed in the history of British folk music, he stands out as a potential torch bearer for a new generation of respectful yet experimental performers.

Whilst Ghedi’s previous idiosyncratic take on folk has often been instrumental, his new album In The Furrows Of Common Place is a deeper plunge inside himself to offer up more of his voice to accompany his profoundly unique and moving compositions. Departing away from previous work, here he draws from social-political observations, contemporary songwriting, historical & traditional material and a rich varied number of other inspirations and sources, such as the poetry of John Clare, the writing of Robert Macfarlane and the works of South Yorkshire author Barry Hines.

A brilliant finger-picker and songwriter…shining a welcome light into an underrated genre

★★★★ Q

Melodically sublime… although Ghedi’s music is infused with tradition, it’s very much experiencing the present

★★★★ Mojo

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