2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Bella Union

Holly Macve

Wednesday, March 16
8:15PM - 8:45PM

705 Red River St


Listen to The Corner of My Mind (Bedroom demo)

Holly Macve is a 20 year old singer songwriter based in Brighton, where Bella Union label boss Simon Raymonde came across her at an open mic show in 2015. He states, "I had a tip-off to go to a basement bar where she was playing. In a room full of beery boys chatting across all the music beforehand, the minute Holly opened her mouth the room fell silent. Hers is a rare gift." Artists ranging from John Grant to Benjamin Clementine have invited her on tour within moments of hearing a single bedroom demo, with Holly playing London’s Eventim Apollo and the L'Olympia Paris as a result. As for the inevitable musical influences question, Holly shares, "I was brought up listening to a lot of old blues, country and Jazz music such as Big Bill Broonzy, Elvis, Johnny Cash and Billie Holiday. Also a lot of Irish folk (my mum plays Irish fiddle music and that sound always makes me feel at home)... Bob Dylan has always been seen as a God...

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