THE BASEMENT SESSIONS at Green Note is a 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… Alice Pisano + Connor Roff + Jeannine Barry
ALICE PISANO is a 21 year-old singer-songwriter based in London making contemporary pop music with a folk twist. In February 2015, she started her solo-project and released her first self-produced EP “Something Good”. Alice has been performing in several festivals and music venues around Italy and London including, Ronnie Scott’s, The Monarch, The Bedford and The Troubadour.
CONNOR ROFF: Canadian and British born Connor Roff blurs the lines between indie folk and pop. Fascinated by music since a young age, Roff would flick through his parent’s old records listening to anything from rock n’ roll such as The Rolling Stones, Tom Petty and Fleetwood Mac to classical music such as Pavarotti, Beethoven and Mozart. Roff has always been a performer; singing to Pavarotti in the backseat of his parent’s car as a toddler, acting in theatre and busking on the streets of Vancouver. At 23, Roff has already performed at several festivals, completed two tours playing on-board VIA Rail’s trains across Canada, and independently released two EPs. Roff moved to London last year, where he started out in the vast open mic circuit, which led to playing in legendary venues such as The Bedford and The Half Moon Putney. Clash music recently premiered his latest single and video Chasing Dreams, calling it “an engrossing return from a rare talent. Flexible, fragile and breezy.” Several radio stations have already played songs off his new EP including BBC Introducing London, Spire Radio Chesterfield and Wire Radio Bristol.
JEANNINE BARRY has been likened to country music greats such as Carrie Underwood, Martina McBride, Leanne Rimes and Emmylou Harris. Her true respect for heritage artists with a forward thinking desire to keep the style relevant and current ensures that her kind of country music is what y’all been waiting for.