Singer-songwriter Katey Brooks’ unique sound epitomises the culturally diverse environment in which she grew up. Born and raised between Bristol, London and Arizona to musical parents, the Indie Award nominee is best described as a female Hozier, with all the haunting intensity and every bit of the soul.
With a “voice to let glaciers” (Venue Magazine) Brooks is at home anywhere she can take her guitar. From the London 2012 Olympics to Glastonbury Festival, from WOMAD to Abbey Road, Brooks’ “devastating vocal talent” (Just Music That I Like) has garnered her admirers from across the spectrum of the industry, seeing her feature on tracks with Paloma Faith, Imelda May, The Rolling Stones’ Bill Wyman, Nick Mason of Pink Lloyd and Brian May – not to mention sharing the bill with acts like Newton Faulkner, Ghostpoet, Deaf Havana and Mystery Jets.
Fast becoming a radio favourite, “not to be missed” (Time Out) Brooks’ music has been hailed on BBC Radio 1,2 and 6, and she’s recently been added to the Starbucks playlist worldwide. The haunting, ethereal sound of her latest I Fought Lovers EP is prelude to the sonic largesse of future releases, as she heads to the studio to record her new album with a few of Britain’s finest.
Having led a fascinating life with a vivid cast of characters, Brooks takes to the road often, to draw inspiration from the people she meets.
We’re delighted that the road is bringing her to Elmslie House on Saturday 27th May.
Tickets are available here (below, via Pay-pal) or if you are passing the house, we always have tickets here too, so do please call in!
Alternatively tickets for all music performances are available via Malvern TIC and Carnival Records, both on Church Street, Great Malvern and also online and direct to your mobile phones via Eventbrite.
Get your tickets early and qualify for the Advance price of £8.00 – or wait and buy on the door on the night for a round £10.00.
NB – for tickets bought via Pay-pal, to save on postage costs, we keep all tickets here to be collected on the door on the night. The seating (maximum capacity is 80) is unreserved so the doors will open half an hour before the performance starts so that you can select your seats and if you so wish, have a drink at the Bar where we have a selection of local wine, cider, beer and soft drinks.
Running times are that the doors open at 7.30pm for an 8.00pm start. There is usually an interval after 45mins so that the performance finish around 10.00pm.