Beth Hart – Barbican, London – 8th May 2015


The night opened with Irishman Miles Graham. He performs doing vocals and playing acoustic guitar, and has two musicians with him, one on the Cajon (a box shaped drum that the drummer sits on as he plays), and one on bass. His set is very good – a classic singer-songwriter style, and he talks toThe night opened with Irishman Miles Graham. He performs doing vocals and playing acoustic guitar, and has two musicians with him, one on the Cajon (a box shaped drum that the drummer sits on as he plays), and one on bass. His set is very good – a classic singer-songwriter style, and he talks to the audience a lot between songs, telling them about himself. For some of the songs the bassist puts the bass down and Miles hands him the guitar to play, leaving Miles to concentrate on vocals. It’s a great set that ends with a cover of the Hall & Oates song “Maneater”. Photo: John Bull – Rockrpix.com Beth Hart took to the stage to huge applause and immediately ran to the piano. She greeted the audience and said that she wanted to start things off quietly, so she sat down and performed the first song solo. What can I say other than WOW? Her voice is simply amazing, and she sings with a passionate bluesy voice as she plays – it’s absolutely spellbinding stuff and this is just the first song. After that the band joined her and kicked things up a notch. As the band […]

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