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Gig review: SPIERS & BODEN – Oxford Playhouse, Sunday 5 June 2022

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First time on stage at the Oxford Playhouse for John Spiers and Jon Boden, and also the first time inside this smart theatre for this reviewer. Playing to a home crowd (Spiers and Boden met in Oxford) is always a … Continue reading

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Album review: SPIERS & BODEN – Fallow Ground

SPIERS & BODEN – Fallow Ground

Hudson Records [Release date 17.09.21] By the time John Spiers & Jon Boden had hung up their highly regarded hats as the Spiers & Boden duo in 2014 they had earned a place in the hearts of the folk audience … Continue reading

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Gig review: JON BODEN – Cornerstone, Didcot, 5 March 2020

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Back at the Cornerstone, after a very enjoyable gig here back in November 2017, Jon Boden is out on a short solo tour to promote his latest album ‘The Rose In June’. Surrounded by three guitars, fiddle, concertina, an adapted … Continue reading

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Album review: JON BODEN – Afterglow

Hudson Records [Release date 06.10.17] ‘Afterglow’ follows on from Jon Boden’s 2009 post-apocalyptic concept album ‘Songs From The Floodplain’. Whereas that album was largely rural in its setting, ‘Afterglow’ takes the listener into the chaos of a ruined city’s street carnival, as two star-crossed lovers try to … Continue reading

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Gig review: JON BODEN – Cornerstones, Didcot, 9 November 2017

The Best of 2017

A first for me a gig in walking distance of my home! Cornerstones is a cosy, modern theatre. It was a sold out show to see former Bellowhead frontman Jon Boden play a solo gig in support of his recently … Continue reading

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Album review: JON BODEN – Painted Lady

Navigator Records [Release date 30.9.16] Jon Boden was the frontman and fiddle player for Bellowhead who called it a day in May this year. This album was his debut solo album and was originally released back in 2006. Navigator Records … Continue reading

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