Strange Things Happen Every Day

SevenSongs back in Sonning in November 2017!

Yup, by popular demand, we’ve been asked back, for the third year, to play at Sonning’s Pearson Hall. I appreciate how extraordinary this may sound but there is no accounting for taste. And it is quite wonderful.

If you are free please, please come along on 24th of November 2017 at Pearson Hall in Sonning, kicking off at 7.30 pm doors open at 7 pm. Tickets are £12 from Remember bring your own glasses and drinks and snacks and some cash for a really very very good raffle. Continue reading

The Joy of Friends

I’m always surprised how good my friends are to me – it’s not easy hanging out with a bloke who is continually agitating to sing in your living room. Of course, I’d like to think I’m a blessing but recognise I’m probably more down at the ‘trouble’ end of the friend scale.John-Nolan

Take Seven Songs, even when you commit to inviting me to perform in your home you then, have to, actually, listen to me sing – and it doesn’t stop there, the misery continues when I tell all about the awfulness of dementia and how it effects individuals and families. The problem I’ve created with Seven Songs is you can’t just throw some money in a tin and wander off and mind your own business; you’ve got to engage right up until the point you get to give (and that’s only of you want to); frankly it’s exhausting if you’re part of the audience.

NB : Seven Songs performs live music in peoples living rooms (gardens, kitchens, pubs and cafes) and collects for dementia charities instead of charging performance fees… have a listen to Seven Songs on BBC Radio Sheffield. Continue reading