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Hamilton Yarns + R.Dyer + Echo Charmer +Brighton Sacred Harp


A night jam packed with ingenious practices! We have always loved Hamilton Yarns. There is generally a huge gap between opportunities to catch them live so we are extra excited to see them here at our own Rose Hill!

They are saying these things:

Come and celebrate/commiserate the sun's peak!
From here on, its arc of light will descend.
So, if you are not Druid-ing a top a hill
or playing bongos on the beach, perhaps you would care to join us
in semi darkness, surrounded by spectacle and sound.

HAMILTON YARNS have been playing their own clunky folk horror pop for many moons and here they are again, attempting in real time to unravel the bones of their latest set of long-form musings, Shadow Of The Hill. Stripped back to a 2 person operation, buttons switches and machines sit alongside the familiar puffing and bumping of real sound objects.

R.DYER is currently on the bill of every other Brighton gig, so why not this one too? Layered keyboard, vocals and saxomophone make nice noise. She also sung splendidly on the latest Hamilton Yarns album and it would be rude not to invite her along.

BRIGHTON SACRED HARP sing from an old book of Christian songs which date back to the 1700's, when God was, I'm sure, the saviour to many. But strip back this sectarian veneer and you have a timeless existential cry for help, sung in pulsing, rawkus 4 part unaccompanied harmony.
"I’ve a long time heard that the sun will be darkened,
That the sun will be darkened in that day.
Oh, sinner, where will you stand in that day?"

THE ECHO CHARMER is the solo project of Xelis De Toro, dancer, performance artist and poet, familiar to many as the cryptic jester front man to the excellent funk>punk quintet CHOP CHOP. For this Solstice Espectaculo, Xelis will present a series of new voice, word, and movement pieces.

7.30PM - 11PM

£5 entry


Later Event: June 22
Musical Saw workshop