Vocoustics Promotions & Interesting Music Promotions Present:

No More Soundchecks II featuring Men Diamler + Oliver Richard

  • Sun, 12 July 2009
  • 8pm
  • Location: PVA
  • Entry £5

After the success of their first in a series of unplugged gigs, under the moniker of No More Soundchecks, Vocoustics Promotions and Interesting Music Promotions will present the second night of unplugged performances on Sunday 12 July at Peacock Visual Arts. This show will be headlines by the unique Men Diamler with support from Oliver Richard.

You will never forget the first time you see Men Diamler live as he has a habit of dividing the audience! Sometimes this happens right down the middle, which is good as it makes it easier for him to walk around while singing a spiritual/hymn.

He is an earthly hellraiser and spirit changer preaching a revolution in footstompin’ blues, two string serenades, backwoods heartache and pagan folk. A masterful lyricist of sweetness and dark and possessor of a near-operatic voice of such character and power it is truly jaw dropping. An emotionally stark and unpredictable live show full of naked soul giving, woozy lullabies, sea shanties and spirituals. It truely is an enlightening visceral gospel.

In his own words Men Diamler is “more Krypton Factor than X Factor”; “breaks glass but the hammer is made of glass”; and “can’t tell if the glass is half empty or half full – because it is a can!”

Support comes from the local bluesman Oliver Richard who has a voice, songs and demeaner of a man born 80 years too late and on the wrong continent. Expect an impressive and powerful slice of earthly blues.