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JC & Angelina Grimshaw come to Tongham - Hogs Back Brewery

JC & Angelina Grimshaw come to Tongham

We're pleased to announce JC and Angelina Grimshaw will be performing at the Brewery Tap on Friday 1st April at 7.30pm.

Based in the Isle of Wight, they are making the trip to Tongham as we think their sound of acoustic blues with jazz roots, with guitars, mandolin slide, ukulele and harmonica will be perfect for the Hangar.  But don't take our word for it........ Goin’ Away  Live at the National Theatre States Borough Blues Live at the National Theatre Trouble in Mind Mood Indigo 

Tickets £5 per person.  Book here.

About JC and Angelina Grimsham........

JC and Angelina Grimshaw have have been grabbing audiences' attention with their performances at folk, blues and jazz clubs and festivals in the UK and Europe.  

J.C. Grimshaw is a song writer/multi-instrumentalist he has recorded 4 solo albums and 2 albums with his sister. He plays guitars, mandolins, harmonica, ukulele and Hawaiian lap guitar with a deep rooted passion. He uses 6 string guitar, national slide/lap guitar and mandolin to blend earthy folk, finger-picking blues with a voice to match.

Their style and performances are eclectic from early blues and jazz to driving vintage jazz and Hawaiian. He tours regularly, is a session musician and played 120 shows with Midge Ure on his acoustic tour.

“His outstanding displays of virtuoso playing elicit a fantastic response from the audience”. Blue Print

Angelina’s distinctive, fiery, sensuous voice moves easily from raw vintage blues to shimmering jazz with finger-picking and hammering rhythm parlour guitar.

Angelina taught herself to sing by listening to Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey and field recordings of country blues singers working on the land. Developing her own song-writing style inspired by the likes of Karen Dalton and Charlie Patton. She works with her brother, J.C, and is the main vocalist in a Vintage jazz project called “The Gramophone Party” along side her brother. She has her own solo career on the road and is signed to the Independent London label Wonderfulsound. She is a recording/writing artist and works with Dr.Robert  of the Blow Monkeys, Mick Talbot Style Council, Matt Deighton and Oasis under the name of Monks Road Social.

“Howling Blues Queen mixing country and blues...Billie Holiday singing Johnny Cash” Mojo 2019

“Splendidly abrasive...Janis Joplin’s vengeful ghost jamming with Canned Heat..growling hard and taking no prisoners”

“crackling blues...that send shards through the heart” Uncut

"JC and Angelina are a powerful combination. Their performances full of soul and mastery"



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