Friday 1st March, 7.30pm
A consummate guitarist, highly acclaimed by her contemporaries, Dutch-born Vera van Heeringen brings the instrument to life in way that is entirely her own. Vera also writes tunes and songs which deliver straight to - and from - the heart. Firmly rooted in Transatlantic traditions, her original contemporary take on Americana combines firebrand instrumental virtuosity and poignant, emotionally astute songwriting.
Currently Vera tours with a watertight acoustic trio featuring double-bass stalwart Andy Seward and Dave Luke on guitar, vocals and mandolin. A compelling performer, Vera conveys an easy warmth on stage.
Her live performances are intimate, understated affairs, allowing the music to speak for itself - stripped back, potent, and full of groove. Outstanding flatpicking, fulsome fiddle playing, heartbreaking lyrics, and assured natural vocal tone and driving tunes are all integral to the show.
Tickets £12.50, £7.50 (18s and under) from website and Hearth Cafe.
The Hearth Cafe will be open from 5.30pm for evening meals, please book on 01661 853 563