Lowri Evans

Lowri Evans

 Newport, Wales, GBR
DuoCountryAcoustic

Described as a 'Major talent in any language', play listed on BBC Radio and quoted as a 'Wonderful Singer Songwriter' by Bob Harris BBC Radio 2, Evans is like one of those rare gold nuggets, not often found, nestling within the Welsh valleys.
Nominated for Welsh Artist of the Year and having performed with artists such as Cara Dillon and Martin Simpson, her songs take their musical colours from a broad palette that includes folk, country and blues.

Biography

Described as a ‘Major talent in any language’ Lowri has gained UK wide recognition with her latest album 'Corner of my eye' which features Accordion player Andy Cutting and renowned acoustic and slide guitarist Martin Simpson, both BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winners Best Musician.

The album has received fantastic reviews with a 5* review from Rock 'n' Reel quoting - "Lowri Evans has surely cut one of the albums of this or any other year. It's simply a dream". Both singles released from the album have been play listed by the BBC and have had a number of plays on BBC Radio 2. In June 2014 Lowri was invited to record a session for legendary DJ/television presenter Bob Harris.

Lowri recently toured America, playing venues in Chicago, Indiana and Nashville where she was very well received and has accepted invitations to return in 2015 to play further concerts and festivals.

Blessed with a voice capable of wide emotional power, her songs take their musical colours from a broad palette that includes folk, country and blues, all beautifully knitted together through her innate musicality and heartfelt delivery.

Lowri is an immense musical talent, which is fully appreciated and acknowledged in her homeland. As her reputation grows with each performance, so too does her fan base, performing regularly all over Wales and England, appearing at numerous Festivals which include Cambridge Folk Festival, The Green Man Festival, Wychwood Festival, Priddy Folk Festival, Village Pump Folk Festival and Celtic Connections and supporting artists such as Cara Dillon, Martin Simpson, John Renbourn, Jim Moray, Jez Lowe and Richie Havens.

Runner up in ‘Song for Wales’, nominated for Welsh Female Artist of the Year , play listed on BBC Radio 2, performed numerous sessions on BBC Radio Wales and received airplay on radio stations across the UK, Ireland, America and Germany.

Discography

"Clyw Sibrydion" LP (Hear Whispers) 2006, "Kick the Sand" LP 2007, "Dim da Maria (Not At Maria's)" EP 2008, "Dagre Yn Yr Eira" (Tears in the snow) Christmas single 2008, "Disgleirio (Shining)" ep 2009, "One Way Ticket" LP 2009. "Dydd a nos" (Day and night) LP 2011, "Can Walter" (Walter's song) Christmas single 2011, "You for Christmas" Christmas single 2012, "Corner of my eye" Single and LP 2013, "Deep Inside" Single 2014, "Gadael y gorffennol (Leaving the past) EP 2014.

www.soundcloud.com/lowri-evans

Set List

Corner of my eye
Deep inside
Love/hate
Can't say for sure
Treacherous heart
My friend
Talk to me
Corner of my eye
Because of you
Easy and slow
Picture her face
Gadael y gorffennol

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