The Basement Sessions at Green Note is a brand new monthly night, filled with brilliant up-and-coming artists that you need to hear. Set in the intimate Basement space within this much-loved venue, you’ll hear the best of what the UK acoustic scene has to offer!
This month featuring…. Lisa Wright + Lewis Bootle + Jess Thirstan
Jess Thristan: Jess Thristan is a 20 year old singer-songwriter from Yorkshire. At the age of 18 she began working on her debut album with the likes of Steve Crisanthou (Corinne Bailey-Rae, Eliza Dolittle) and Jonny Wright (Foxes, Becky Hill). Since then she has gained fantastic support from Clare Balding at BBC Radio 2. The end of 2015 saw the release of her new single “From Me To You”, a beautiful and completely new arrangement of The Beatles’ classic and set to touch the heart of all who hear it. Watch this space!
Lewis Bootle: Winner of Best Unsigned Male 2015, Lewis Bootle is a story-telling musician from Hertfordshire. He’s recently supported Frank Turner, had track of the week on BBC Introducing, selected for the BBC 6 Mixtape and reached the top 10 in the iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart! Described as “Paolo Nutini singing Ed Sheeran” Lewis is currently gigging relentlessly across the UK and working on his 2nd EP.
Lisa Wright: After spontaneously booking a flight to Nashville and working with some of Music City’s top producers, Lisa Wright released her debut EP ‘Before I Die’, where it entered into the iTunes country charts at No.4 – making her the only independent, UK artist in the Top 20. Since then, her tracks have featured heavily on country radio as well as BBC Introducing/BBC Local Radio and in December 2015, Lisa was recognised by the Nashville Songwriters Association as the ‘One to Watch’.