An evening for lovers of folk, jazz and sumptuous coversBecca Stevens and her special guest, plus singer songwriter David Ward with the Engines Orchestra Three, perform live at Rich Mix in Shoreditch. Spellbinding and powerful, these performers are testament to the talents of the current scene.
North Carolina-bred, Brooklyn-based singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist Becca Stevens has already received copious praise from the likes of The New York Times, describing her as "a best-kept secret" and "impressively absorbing". She has recently featured on Snarky Puppy’s new Family Dinner Volume 2 as well as collaborating with various artists such as Esperanza Spalding, Brad Mehldau, Jose James, Alan Hampton to name a few.
In this performance Becca teams up with a special guest to create their own unique sound based around a combination of both of their recent and upcoming projects including Becca’s latest Decca Records album Perfect Animal as well as material from her upcoming album to be released in 2017. They will hark back to their musical inspirations with covers of Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder, Iron and Wine and more.
In this spellbinding performance, influences of a cappella, groove, soul and improvisation combine with pop, indie-rock, jazz, and traditional Appalachian folk to create a unique musical experience from two of the most exciting and important artists of the current scene.
Part of Serious Space Shoreditch.
All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult for events in the evening in the Main Space.