Curran Affairs

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t Juno award winning artist Amelia Curran, who released her new album WATERSHED in the UK this April, is touring the UK throughout June (full tour details listed below). Amelia will be performing at GREEN NOTE in LONDON on Monday 26th June. 

Amelia Curran is a songwriter, activist and mental health advocate from St.John’s, Newfoundland. Curran’s music is distinguished by her intricate and elliptical lyrics, geologic in their resilience and oceanic in their depths.

Over the course of a decade, Curran has built a shoreline of song, a place of radical, perpetual collision of matter and form. As she leads us to the ever-eroding lip of the abyss, Curran’s music helps us make sense of the heart’s imperceptible, relentless attrition.

In Canada, Curran has won or been nominated for JUNO Awards for three consecutive albums now and is firmly established as one of the country’s preeminent poetic songwriters. Outside of Canada, Curran’s work has made an impression; both the BBC’s Bob Harris and Folk Alley’s Linda Fahey, two influential engines of folk music discovery and appreciation, have recognized Curran’s work.

In spite of its small-scale international release, They Promised You Mercy, Curran’s last album, received 4 star reviews in The Telegraph, Mojo and Maverick Magazine. Curran has toured regularly in the UK and Europe, and her appearances in the USA have included showcases at Folk Alliance and Americana Fest. Watershed, Curran’s newest album, marks a threshold and a directional change. The tenor of this new album is openness (not to be confused with optimism), a reflection in part of Curran’s increasingly public efforts to battle the stigma of mental health issues in the arts. As a whole, the album calls for compassion and unification as a breakwater against the sea of cruelties we inflict upon each other, and upon ourselves.

AMELIA CURRAN UK TOUR DATES

 

Wednesday 21st June: LEICESTER – THE MUSICIAN

www.themusicianpub.co.uk

 

Thursday 22nd June: NOTTINGHAM – THE POPPY & PINT

(Opening for Erin Rae & The Meanwhiles)

www.castlerockbrewery.co.uk/pubs/poppy-pint

 

Friday 23rd June: DUBLIN – THE DC CLUB

www.musiclee.ie

 

Saturday 24th June: GALWAY – MONROES

www.monroes.ie

 

Monday 26th June: LONDON – GREEN NOTE

(double bill with Dennis Ellsworth)

www.greennote.co.uk

 

Tuesday 27th June: COTTINGHAM (East Yorkshire)

THE BACK ROOM

 

Wednesday 28th June: SHEFFIELD – GREYSTONES

www.mygreystones.co.uk

 

 Thursday 29th June: BIRMINGHAM – KITCHEN GARDEN CAFÉ

(opening for Jack Lukeman)

www.kitchengardencafe.co.uk

 

Friday 30th June: KENT – SEVENOAKS FESTIVAL

www.sevenoaksfestival.org.uk

 

Saturday 1st July: SUFFOLK – MAVERICK FESTIVAL

www.maverickfestival.co.uk

 

 Sunday 2nd July: TOOTING (South London) – The SOUND LOUNGE

(opening for Chasing Summer)

www.thesoundlounge.org.uk

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