Firefly Burning + Samantha Whates, St Pancras Old Church, London, 22nd May 2019

This ‘working’ church, in a small parkland oasis between Camden Town and Kings Cross, is a truly apt venue for this sort of music, Firefly Burning being described by some as a “minimalist avant-pop alt-folk ensemble.” The church’s elegant windows let in the sinking daylight and impending dusk with the set closing shortly after night has fully fallen. The band, fronted by lead vocalist Bea Hankey, are marking their 10th anniversary as a going concern as well as tying the gig into the imminent release of a new album, ‘Breathe Shallow’. Continue reading “Firefly Burning + Samantha Whates, St Pancras Old Church, London, 22nd May 2019”