Fifth and final tour in Europe for 2017

Europe Oct 2017 for web

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It’s a funny old game…

Life as a musician can be wonderfully interesting and strange in equal measure. From back garden theatres, hand made jazz clubs with polar bears, follies on the farm with cars on top of telegraph poles, television performances at the crack of dawn, radio shows where you can’t speak the right language, hotels with a secret bowling alley and then to top it all off, you find yourself emblazoned across the entrance building of one of Europe’s largest car manufacturers, tiddely pom…

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Acoustic show at The Chequers, Hutton

Our feet are back on home soil of dear old Blighty. After a fun time playing for the good people of Wolfsburg (DE) for the Tag der Neidersachsen festival and a quick stop in London town on our way home, IMG_0692our next stop is this Saturday night back in the green lands of Essex at The Chequers, Hutton. We are playing an acoustic show in this lovely sounding little pub from 9pm, free entry and friendly folk. Hope to see you there…

Tag der Niedersachsen 2017 – here we come!

We are delighted to announce that we have been invited to perform at this year’s Tag der Niedersachsen in Wolfsburg, Germany!untitled
Germany has been celebrating its culture, history and diversity on the day of lower Saxony (Tag der Niedersachsen) since 1981, each time in a different region of Lower Saxony. This year, for it’s 35th anniversary, the city of Wolfsburg will be the host and Jenny Wren and Her Borrowed Wings will be there singing the Blues… Hooray!
It’s going to be a howl!


 

 

Head Out Not Home with Jenny Wren and Her Borrowed Wings

Throughout the summer on Thursdays, Norwich Evenings are presenting their Head Out Not Home live music and street theatre events across the pretty city of Norwich.
This coming Thursday evening, 970769_484472168295449_1701463811_n20th July Jenny Wren and Her Borrowed Wings will be singing the Blues on St Gregory’s Green in the Norwich Lanes at 17:10, 18:20 and 19:30.
As the name suggests, we implore you to indeed head out not home this Thursday and join us for some summer time heartfelt Rhythm and Blues.

https://www.facebook.com/norwichevenings/


 

Live Review, The Next Gig (NL)

The second leg of our Taking A SOUP to Europe tour is complete and the first review is in. Thank you to Richard Waganaar and to Peter and Leni at The Podium café for a magical start to our concerts.

LIVE REVIEW – Phenomenal singing with Jenny Wren and her Borrowed Wings
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Podium Café, Peter en Leni, Steendam (NL) – 19/05/2017

THE NEXT GIG (NL)
Richard Waganaar
 20th May 2017

Behind the stage of Peter & Leni in Steendam, hiding behind her big double bass and her two band members is the almost unnoticed Jenny Trilsbach. However, the people who previously attended a Jenny Wren and Her Borrowed Wings concert know that this is the spot on the stage to keep an eye on. The band is not named after Paul McCartney’s song, but to the Wren, in the Netherlands the Winter King. A little bird with a huge song to match the phenomenal singing voice of Trilsbach. With ‘Out With The Old’ as the first song there is straight away a head scratching moment, where the audience is completely surprised by a voice that contains so much power and emotion while at the same time being raw and melodic. Jenny-Wren-and-her-B-W
Jenny Wren and Her Borrowed Wings are one of those growing brillants that occasionally come from the British Isles to entertain us with their wonderful mix of blues, R & B with influences of country and soul. Strong point is the vocal, but also fine guitar work by Ben Gallon and soundproofing resonator guitar work by Ben Fisher with the trilbach bassist to complete the trilogy. The formation have just released the new album ‘A Soup’ as a sequel to their debut ‘Dead Man’s Hat’. On stage a wonderful mix of both albums and also new songs coming on the yet to be recorded third album of the trio. Strong point is the change, from ultra sensitive to a true party number and from tortoise to cheetah speed. Especially this was an acoustic concert, only enhanced with microphones on stage and no plugged instruments. It made everything even more beautiful. Strong songs like ‘Twisted Nail’, ‘This Song is A Lie’ and ‘Some Big Deal’ brought the concert to an extremely high level early on. Very impressive that this British band was able to hold that high level of energy for the rest of the concert. The love for the music and wishing to share with the audience was at the forefront. The songs were beautifully spoken by the singer and hope was given for the future. A new album is hopefully on the horizon for next year, and with the beautiful ‘Hard Blues’ and ‘Cast out the Snake’ it looks to be another jewel.
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ice were the transitions too. From the delicate and beautiful ‘Days Gone’, then to the atmosphere being spirited off to New Orleans for party number ‘Dead Man’s Hat’. After the sensitive ‘Wooden Nickels’ and the smooth swinging ‘Bumblebee’, the concert was complete. But because the band clearly have so much fun playing together their music and following applause after applause, they returned with the sensitive ‘Until It’s My Time To Go’ followed after the announcement was called out to Peter van Zeijl, can we do another, by ‘Too Tired’ a highlight from their debut album.

A sensationally beautiful concert.

http://thenextgig.nl/fenomenale-zang-bij-jenny-wren-her-borrowed-wings/

Internationales strassenmusik Festival 2017 Ludwigsburg (DE)

Our third trip to Europe this year will be in just a few weeks time to Ludwigsburg for the Internationales Strassenmusikfestival in the lovely palace gardens.
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Jenny Wren and Her Borrowed Wings sind ein spannendes Trio aus England. Sie spielen ihren eigenen Style von Acoustic Rhythm Blues und kombinieren dies mit den besten Parts der Roots Americana. Gefühlvolle Songs kombiniert mit exzellenten Musikern und einer tollen Live Performance. Das sollte man nicht verpassen!
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