On Saturday 17th December, Wychwood Folk Club hosts Ewan McLennan with support by Shivelight at The Swan Inn, Ascott-under-Wychwood. Tickets £8 in advance or £10 on the door, and doors open at 7.30pm.
Ewan McLennan has come to be known as a guitarist at the very forefront of his generation; a troubadour, balladeer and storyteller cut in the old style; a singer that can move audiences with his passion and pathos; and a songwriter for whom social justice is still a burning issue.
From a BBC Horizon Award for his debut album to his recent performances on the acclaimed Transatlantic Sessions, recent years have been marked by numerous awards and accolades for his music. Ewan McLennan’s new album, ‘Stories Still Untold’, is already attracting critical acclaim and is sure to further cement him as “one of the bright lights on the folk scene today”.
‘Ewan McLennan has realised his potential on a wonderful album of traditional folk.’ The Telegraph
‘McLennan continues his evolution into a major figure on the folk scene…an artist whose music lives and breathes.’ Songlines
‘A gorgeous, lilting voice. So moving.’ MOJO
‘First class. Quite possibly destined to become the UK’s finest folk singer!’ Maverick
‘In many ways Ewan McLennan is the perfect embodiment of modern folk song. An outstanding guitarist, a magnificent interpreter of traditional song and an immensely gifted songwriter.’ Spiral Earth
‘Beautifully conceived and executed. Stories Still Untold is his best work yet.’ Martin Simpson
‘A stunning collection of songs which confirms Ewan’s name as one of the bright lights on the folk scene today.’ BrightYoungFolk.com