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Little Sparrow

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As captivating to watch as she is to listen to, Manchester singer-songwriter, Little Sparrow’s beautifully emotive use of expression mirrors the sincerity of her delivery. Her delicately crafted songs draw on influences as diverse as Kate Bush, All About Eve and PJ Harvey, woven into the colourful tapestry of her music, often with a mysterious fairytale-like quality.

Little Sparrow is singer/songwriter Katie Ware, a title that came from Elbow front man Guy Garvey, affectionately calling her ‘Cockney Sparrow’ it lead onto her stage name ‘Little Sparrow‘.

The critically acclaimed debut album ‘Wishing Tree’ released in 2014 had regular air play on BBC Introducing, BBC 6 Music and BBC Radio 2 as well as regular regional and international radio plays.

She has supported established folk favourites such as Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, Blue Rose Code, The Cadbury Sisters and Beth Rowley plus sang alongside Bonnie Dobson in 2018.

Laurel Canyon Music voted her ‘New Artist of The Year’ 2016.

“A breathtaking vocalist delivering original and beautiful songs. An incredibly gifted songwriter with a great stage presence and a gorgeous voice.” Chris Hawkins – BBC 6Music and BBC Radio 2

“Her voice is pure and lovely and she possesses a natural talent as a writer and singer.” Simon Raymond – Bella Union Records

“Wishing Tree’s arrival on my doormat is one of the few times when an album from an artist I have never heard of has come through the letterbox and turned out to be a stone-cold masterpiece.” RnR Magazine

Tickets £12
Available from Spring Bank Arts Mon to Fri 9:30-12:30 01663 308202, on the door and online.
Doors and Bar open 7pm
Parking available behind the Adult Education Centre, off Cresswell Street

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