Courtney Marie Andrews (USA) All coming attractions
Blue Smoke open from: 5:00pm – Showtime: 6:00pm
We’re over the moon to bring Courtney Marie Andrews to the Blue Smoke stage this October. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see one of country music’s best kept secrets perform an intimate concert on a Sunday evening. Book a table for your family and friends and make a night of it, delicious food on offer throughout.
Support From: Richard Dada
We will have a special concert menu for this evening. Watch this space for details!
Courtney Marie Andrews spent over nine months of 2017 on the road, with multiple trips across the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. That’s nothing new for Andrews, though. She’s been touring relentlessly since leaving her Arizona hometown at 16. It’s a life that inspired much of her 2016 breakthrough album, Honest Life. While that album’s themes spoke to the isolation and rootlessness inherent in a life on the road, most of its songs were actually written during an intentional, extended break. The success that followed its release, however, didn’t afford her the same break to write the material for her new album.
Although May Your Kindness Remain was predominately written on the road — in the van, in hotels, and in the homes of family and friends — it’s not a road record like its predecessor. That is, it’s not so much inspired by her life on the road so much as it is by the people she’s met along the way. It’s an inward reflection on the connectivity of their stories and her own. “More than anything,” she says, “it got me thinking about my childhood, and the people around me that I’ve known, and the stories that come from my family. It became clear how many people are struggling through the same issues.”
Richard Dada makes creamy low-fi psychedelic music. Richard Dada is anti-art, anti-war, anti-nationalism, the rejection of logic, rejection of capitalism and the expression of nonsense. Richard Dada is the solo project of Richard Larsen, creative driving force behind off kilter pop outfit Glass Vaults.