What's On at HTH Live
Julia Fordham - Porcelain 25Tue 25th November 2014 - On Stage at 8.30pm
Following her Christmas appearance at HTH Live as part of her sell-out UK tour in 2013, Julia Fordham returns to Shrewsbury to celebrate the 25th anniversary of her landmark album ‘Porcelain.’ Julia will be performing the album in its entirety, accompanied by her long-time pianist and album producer Grant Mitchell, as well as many of her other hits, as well as a few surprises along the way.
“To this day, people still stop me in the street and sing songs from ‘Porcelain’ to me. They share stories about how much the album connected with them. So it’s an honour to perform the whole album for the faithful audience that has supported me all these years.”
Boo HewerdineThur 27th Nov 2014 - On Stage at 8:30pm
Much loved English songwriter Boo Hewerdine returns to Henry Tudor House in support of his first career retrospective album, My Name In The Brackets (The Best Of). Featuring many of the greatest songs from Boo’s time leading The Bible in the mid-eighties and his subsequent solo career, the performance of his compilation spans over 25 years worth of recordings
Christmas Brew with Rob Deering plus special guests Blair Dunlop & Beth PriorSun 14th December 2014 - On Stage at 8:00pm
An evening of Festive Fun with comedian Rob Deering plus special guests Blair Dunlop & Beth Prior
ROB DEERING – UK’s foremost guitar-wielding, loop-layering stand-up comedian.
BLAIR DUNLOP – BBC Horizon Award Winning Singer/Songwriter
BETH PRIOR – Shrewsbury’s very own roving ‘Nomad’. Borders based Singer Songwriter, Dread stylist, and an alright cook.
Jennifer CrookSun 22nd February 2015 - On Stage at 8:30pm
Duke SpecialWed 11th Mar 2015 - On Stage at 8.30pm
Duke Special kicks off his UK tour at HTH in support of his new album “Look Out Machines!”. Most people will know Duke Special for his platinum album ‘Songs From The Deep Forest’ and the hit song ‘Freewheel’. He has also completed a vast array of projects as diverse as writing the theme tune for the Irish Sesame Street to writing the music for and appearing in Deborah Warner’s critically acclaimed 2009 production of Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her Children at London’s National Theatre and performing with orchestras such as the Ulster and RTE Concert orchestras, to making the first recording of an unfinished musical by Kurt Weill based on the novel Huckleberry Finn.
Nine Below Zero's - Dennis Greaves & Mark FelthamSun 29th Mar 2015 - On Stage at 8.30pm
Nine Below Zero’s founding members, Dennis Greaves and Mark Feltham are going back to their blues roots to perform a special intimate, acoustic show as a duo. Covering songs by blues legends such as Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, Jimmy Reed, Slim Harpo and Leadbelly. They will also play unplugged versions of well known Nine Below Zero material.
Nick HarperSun 26th Apr 2015 - On Stage at 8.30pm
To call Nick Harper a superlative singer/songwriter could put his highly lauded guitar talent in the shade, and to call him a guitarist’s guitarist might slight his distinctive, soulful voice and passionate songs. Segueing from his own compositions to well-loved covers he makes his own – Nick often takes on Presley, Zappa, Jeff Buckley, Led Zeppelin, Monty Python and Public Enemy (yes, on an acoustic guitar).
“Harper has so much musicianship in him that it just leaks out all over the place.” The Times