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Live Music Session #67 – Phil Cooper & Jamie R Hawkins

THE THURSDAY NIGHT MUSIC CLUB – Our first show of the year is a welcome return to The Tuppenny for two of the South Wests finest troubadours. Phil and Jamie are no strangers to playing the same bills, and frequently perform, write and record together so expect the two sets to be more collaborative than solo…

Phil and Jamie Jan 20 Tupp WEBOur first show of the year is a welcome return to The Tuppenny for two of the South Wests finest troubadours. Phil and Jamie are no strangers to playing the same bills, and frequently perform, write and record together so expect the two sets to be more collaborative than solo…

Phil is a contemporary singer/songwriter who has earned excellent reviews from the national press, with his thought provoking songwriting and energetic live performances drawing comparisons to Neil Finn, Glenn Tilbrook and Ben Folds.

During his live shows, he makes a real connection with the crowd, whether it’s handing out dozens of egg shakers, or passing around his “doodle book” for the audience to draw in. Every now and then you’ll catch him unplugging his guitar and shunning the stage to stand right in among the captivated audience.

Jamie R Hawkins is an Award Winning Singer Songwriter whose songs have won him critical acclaim in the UK and around the world – he has been described as “a powerful mixture of storyteller, philosopher and poet”, his lyrics as “poignant and witty” and his performances, “emotive and captivating”.

His song ‘Bloody Good Xmas’ won the acoustic/folk category in the 2011 UK Songwriting Contest and went on to achieve a #2 position in the Amazon download charts. He has since gone from strength to strength, forging for himself a dedicated and growing fan-base in the U.K, particularly in the Southwest of England.…

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