Interview: Sarah Jarosz (I’m With Her)

I’m With Her is a group consisting of Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan and Sara Watkins. All three are multi-instrumentalists and vocalists and have their own solo careers. After an impromptu performance together at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2014, they realised they had something special. Sharing many awards between them, including three Grammys, they have released nine solo albums to date and co-founded two influential bands (Nickel Creek and Crooked Still). As I’m With Her, they have previously released a single and EP and their much anticipated first album ‘See You Around is due out on 16th February. The album was recorded at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios in Bath and co-produced by Ethan Johns with the band.  Continue reading “Interview: Sarah Jarosz (I’m With Her)”

I’m With Her, Bush Hall, London, 30th January 2018

In the intimate setting of Bush Hall, I’m With Her (Sarah Jarosz, Sara Watkins and Aoife O’Donovan) gathered around a single microphone; the only amplification used during the show, and opened their show with Little Lies from the EP of the same name. The attentive audience were immediately captivated by the haunting fiddle opening played by Watkins, then the delicate vocal of O’Donovan and then the harmony of the band singing together.  You could have heard a pin drop until the song finished and the room was then filled with applause. Continue reading “I’m With Her, Bush Hall, London, 30th January 2018”

Aoife O’Donovan announces UK and Ireland dates

Aoife O’Donovan, the artist with probably the highest vowel-consonant ratio of any modern performer, has songs which Mojo describes as “frequently sun-kissed and feather-light, but [they] often develop a dark beauty.” Her most recent album “In the Magic Hour” which was released last year has garnered some rather impressive reviews and she’s now announced a brief run of dates to promote it, kicking off in London and winding its way round our fair isles before arriving in Dublin a week later.  Here are the dates in full along with a new clip of her playing live in Portland, Maine. Continue reading “Aoife O’Donovan announces UK and Ireland dates”