Saturday, 29. August 2020, Online, The Bookshop Band: Songs Inspired by Books
About this Event
The Bookshop Band is introduced to an Islay audience for the first time in this live online concert. Join musical duo Beth Porter and Ben Please for a performance from their colourful repertoire of songs inspired by favourite books.
Do you have a favourite book you'd like to hear put to music? Then send in a request in advance to email with the subject 'Bookshop Band' or tweet the band @TheBookshopBand. We'll squeeze in as many requests as we can!
About The Bookshop Band
The Bookshop Band is the offspring of an artistic love affair between a duo of English folk singer-songwriters and a multi award-winning independent bookshop in the UK, Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights. Beth Porter and Ben Please write and perform songs inspired by books, by hundreds of authors from Shakespeare to Philip Pullman, and have released 13 studio albums featuring many of the authors they have worked with. Authors they’ve performed with include Louis de Bernières, Patrick Gale among others. www.thebookshopband.co.uk