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Kelly Oliver booked to perform at River Cottage

PUBLISHED: 16:14 15 July 2015 | UPDATED: 16:14 15 July 2015

Kelly Oliver

Kelly Oliver

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Devon’s award-winning restaurant River Cottage has invited a solo female music act to entertain diners at their Axminster HQ this summer.

Kelly Oliver is also an award winner - having gained a Help Musicians UK financial award to fund her debut album, which went on to gain 4* review from The Telegraph and an Album of the Year Award.

Kelly is a bright new jewel on the acoustic folk scene and if you listen to BBC Radio 2 or 6 you might have heard her songs. However, it’s early days for Kelly Oliver and she is not a household name. It’s a testament to the ethos of River Cottage that they have booked an emerging artist alongside BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners for their popular music evenings.

Diners can expect an inspiring, entertaining, flawless performance from a relaxed singer songwriter who is clearly enjoying her vocation.

Kelly plays a range of mostly original material, with some familiar songs such as Bob Dylan or Steve Earle, and a dose of Celtic folk influenced tracks such as Caledonia or Mary and the Soldier.

You can enjoy a preview of Kelly’s performance on BBC Radio Devon on Weds 22nd July on Vic Morgan’s popular late night music show. She plays at River Cottage on 30 July.

To find out more visit- www.rivercottage.net

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