KIM LOWINGS AND THE GREENWOOD

MUSIC ROOTED IN THE FOLK TRADITION WITH THEIR OWN TALES TO TELL

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"Absolutely captivating" R2 Magazine  ★★★★

Inspired by the folk tradition, Kim Lowings and The Greenwood perform their songs with a contemporary twist. Their live shows are an energetic blend of original compositions and traditional songs. Kim Lowings, Andrew Lowings, Tim Rogers and Dave Sutherland bring together their multi-instrumental skill and individual experience resulting in an innovative and sensitive approach to arrangements. The motivation is to keep the tradition alive and to share their own tales.

The group began as a collective in 2011 with Kim and her Dad, Andrew, collaborating with Midlands musicians. Since then the Greenwood has become an established four-piece on the British folk scene. Their recorded work includes their debut album This Life (2012), EP Deepest, Darkest Night (2013) and their latest album Historia (2015) heralded as "beautiful and enchanting” by Living Tradition and "Absolutely captivating” R2 Magazine ★★★★

Kim Lowings and The Greenwood have a busy touring schedule with bookings at Folk and Acoustic Clubs, festivals and live music venues across the country. They have been billed alongside folk greats such as Dougie MacLean, Jackie Oates and Martin Simpson. Their reputation is growing and there are whispers along the grapevine that this group are one to watch out for!

"British folk music continues to remain in very good hands" Folk Radio UK

Singer, songwriter, Appalachian dulcimer, piano, guitar
Co-writer, guitar, bouzouki, bodhran, backing vocals
"Folk songs can get a bit bogged down in wronged maidens and drowned sailors; these made you want to drum your heels and swirl through very English fields." FATEA

Cajon, percussion, drum-kit, harmonica
Double bass, backing vocals, guitar

Kim Lowings & The Greenwood - 'Annie Laurie'

Kim Lowings & The Greenwood performing their arrangement of Annie Laurie at The Tower Of Song, from their EP Deepest, Darkest Night. Directed/Edited by John Winfield, 2013 Musicians: Kim Lowings - vocals, guitar Andrew 'Jarv' Lowings - bouzouki Tim Rogers - drums Kev 'Reggie' Cooke - double bass Chris Cleverley - backing vocals Louise Lowings - backing vocals Recorded at The Tower Of Song, Kings Norton, West Midlands.
"KLG have found that chemistry between the four of them which creates something special and something which you can never quite describe or pin down but, like all good songs and music, you know it when you hear it" Folk All