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Michael Chapman

November 21 @ 8:00 pm11:00 pm

Friday 21st November 2014 – the return of one of the most popular artists ever to appear at the Hinckley ACT.

This self-styled old white blues guy from Yorkshire is one of the most under-rated heroes of our time…

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About Michael Chapman

A former art and photography teacher, Michael Chapman emerged from the folk scene in Yorkshire, England, gaining a reputation as one of England’s finest original singer/songwriters.

“I had an art college education and on a rainy night in 1966 I went into a pub in Cornwall, but I couldn’t afford to pay to go in. So I said, I’ll tell you what, I don’t want to stay outside in the rain, I’ll play guitar for half an hour for you. They offered me a job for the rest of the summer and I’ve been at it ever since.”

“Michael Chapman was never just a singer-songwriter – his gritty brand of guitar based songs span folk, ragtime, jazz and blues… it’s on the tracks which feature Chapman’s magnificently bleary vocals that this album really scores. Hell To Pay and Only Pretend are outstanding tracks, that world-weary voice singing words of bitter experience. This man is so laid back that he makes JJ Cale sound like he’s on helium.”

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Booking and venue details

The entrance fee for the evening will be £8 for members and £9 for non-members.
The event starts at 8.00 pm, with doors opening at 7.30 p.m.

The Hinckley ACT

Based in the Sketchley Meadows Business Park, Hinckley ACT is a high quality music venue that offers an informal and intimate atmosphere for concerts and for the monthly club nights, where musicians can come along  and ‘take the stage.’  Established by company chairman, Keith London, on the premises of his firm  Advanced Carbide Tooling (A.C.T.), the venue provides full stage and seating facilities, plus top quality sound and lighting equipment.

There is a licensed bar and ample free car parking.

Details

Date:
November 21, 2014
Time:
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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Venue

Hinckley ACT
Phone:
01455 631 609
Unit 7, Watling Close, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 3EZ United Kingdom
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