Greenbird Promotions

Saturday 15 September:  Megson
The Guildhall, Guildhall Street, Leicester LE1 5FQ
Doors 7.15pm, music starts 8.00pm
Tickets £15 available from The Guildhall ( 0116 253 2569) or wegottickets


The wonderful Megson will be making a return visit to Leicester on Saturday 15 September.  Described by the Guardian as "the most original duo on the British folk scene" Stu and Debs Hanna deliver an infectious mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitar together with powerful traditional and contemporary songs.  Each of their Leicester shows has been a delightful evening and an unalloyed triumph and this one will be no different.


This is Generation Rent as a taster


Megson website



Wednesday 8 August:  Darlingside
The Guildhall, Guildhall Street, Leicester LE1 5FQ
Doors 7.15pm, music starts 8.00pm
Tickets £14 available from The Guildhall ( 0116 253 2569) or wegottickets


It's a delight to welcome Darlingside back to Leicester. Their last gig here was sold out and this one is sure to go the same way. Their new album Extralife has been receiving rave reviews ("a beautiful record" - Popmatters, "glorious harmonies" - Independent, "gorgeous and confident" - American Songwriter) and their live shows are joyous, uplifting and life-affirming. Great music, great songs, great performance, this quartet have it all making this a show not to be missed.


This is  Futures from Extralife.


Darlingside website


Friday 22 June:  Narthen
The Guildhall, Guildhall Street, Leicester LE1 5FQ
Doors 7.15pm, music starts 8.00pm
Tickets £14 available from The Guildhall ( 0116 253 2569) or wegottickets


Narthen are Barry Coope and Lester Simpson of Coope Boyes and Simpson, Jo Freya of Blowzabella/Moirai and Fi Fraser of The Old Fashioned/ Polka Works.  This is a quartet previously known under their own names for Christmas shows and as part of shows with the author Michael Morpurgo.  They have decided to become an all year group featuring songs that will touch your heart, engage your intellect and wow your ears. They are known for four part harmony, but they are all also instrumentalists and augment some of the repertoire with accompaniment. They play, piano, accordion, fiddle, soprano sax, ukulele and whistles.


It's a delight to welcome them to Leicester for one of their first gigs.  Every time the individual members have been here previously it's been a wonderful evening and this will be no different.


Wednesday 8 August:  Darlingside
The Guildhall, Guildhall Street, Leicester LE1 5FQ
Doors 7.15pm, music starts 8.00pm
Tickets £14 available from The Guildhall ( 0116 253 2569) or wegottickets


It's a delight to welcome Darlingside back to Leicester. Their last gig here was sold out and this one is sure to go the same way. Their new album Extralife (the follow-up to the wonderful Birds Say) has been receiving rave reviews ("a beautiful record" - Popmatters, "glorious harmonies" - Independent, "gorgeous and confident" - American Songwriter) and their live shows are joyous, uplifting and life-affirming. Great music, great songs, great performance, this quartet have it all making this a show not to be missed.


This is Eschaton from Extralife


Darlingside website