Two time Grammy nominated Kim Richey will play early on Sunday at Bridlington's Musicport Festival, which runs from the 4th-6th of November. More info here:
Musicport was established in 2000 to promote live music and music education in Whitby and the surrounding area with its primary event being Musicport World Music Festival each autumn. Over the last eight years the festival has grown year on year and has established itself as a prestigious event in the festival calendar attracting major names such as Rachid Taha, The Buena Vista Social Club presents Cachaito Lopez etc, Toumani Diabate, Levellers,Misty In Roots, Courtney Pine, Talvin Singh, Richard Hawley, Chumbawamba, Altan, Rolf Harris, Mory Kante, Osibisa, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, & Los De Abajo.
I remember being at a Tex-Mex joint in Lubbock eating lunch with friends. I heard some music in the background I couldn't identify. I asked my friend, "who's that?" "It's Kim Richey, I think," he replied. I started looking for a recording and found her eponymous album and bought it. I was hooked. What an extraordinary voice! She knows how to pitch her songs to take advantage of her talent. She writes excellent lyrics and she chooses great musicians for her studio work. It's some of the best music in my collection.
Come and joint the group [url=http://www.last.fm/group/Female+Singer-Songwriter+of+the+Week]Female Singer-songwriter of the week[/url]. Nominate your 5 favourite artists each wee for entry to the Hall of Fame.
I LOVE Kim Richey, She played at this music event, Sunset Sessions that my other favorite singer Lisa Bouchelle played at.... They're pretty similar actually I would love to see them play together sometime. Check her out! www.LisaBouchelle.com