In a first for 2018, AmericanaFest UK will include a film screening on Tuesday 30th January – “The Orphan Brigade – Soundtrack To A Ghost Story”. A film by Neilson Hubbard, Joshua Britt and Jim DeMain, narrated by Gretchen Peters and featuring original music by The Orphan Brigade, this documentary follows a group of musicians (The Orphan Brigade) as they spend a year writing and recording an album in one of the most haunted houses in the Southern United States: The Octagon Hall, Franklin, KY. Following the screening The Orphan Brigade will perform a live set with special guests Danni Nicholls and Emily Barker, who are both Artist of The Year nominees in this years awards.
“We’re absolutely thrilled to be part of AmericanaFest UK 2018! This is extra special for us as it will be the very first time that The Orphan Brigade will perform in the UK. To get the opportunity to bring our music and film to this major celebration of Americana music is very exciting indeed.”
This special event will be held at Hackney Bar on Tuesday 30th January, Doors at 6.30pm, film screens at 7pm followed by live music from The Orphan Brigade and Special Guest Emily barker & Danni Nicholls. This event is FREE ENTRY to anyone with a delegate pass or showcase wristband on a first come first served basis.