Yesterday I visited Homeboy Industries in Chinatown Los Angeles to meet Gregory Boyle, aka Father G, author of the book ‘Barking to the Choir: Radical Kinship’ who gave me a signed copy for the inmates at HMP Featherstone Prison where I work as Songwriter in Residence. Los Angeles is the gang capital of America with an estimated 120,000 gang members and home to 1,350 gangs. Many of the men I work with at Featherstone prison are serving long or life sentences for gang related…
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A year ago I was on my way from Ojai, California to Los Angeles airport, heading to San Francisco to visit a friend and a tattooed Uber driver told me of his journey to enlightenment. He told me about the work of an American author and spiritualist Marianne Williamson.
Deborah Rose / Mari Randle and Friends, Charity Concert in aid of Planting For Hope Uganda, Artrix Theatre, Bromsgrove, Worcs. 19/10/2017. “A varied and highly enjoyable evening of music making in support of a very good cause” Welsh born, Worcestershire based singer, guitarist and songwriter Deborah Rose has been a frequent presence on the Jazzmann […]
Deborah Rose & Mari Randle Live @ The Ginger Pig 5/2/16 An unmissable evening of harmonic acoustic folk music awaited all at the tasty Ginger Pig in Copenhagen Street, Worcester. Needless to say, I was left standing, with all tables taken for what promised to be an excellent evening. It was interesting to see Mari […]
Deborah Rose is an established presence on the UK folk scene, an ethereal vocal talent owing more in spirit to the late, great Sandy Denny than the commercial sound of Laura Marling or her stadium folk peers. And it’s the voice of this Welsh-born but Severn Valley resident songstress that rings clear and transcendent, unifying […]
Deborah Rose featuring The O’Farrell Frolicks & Grey Wolf Artrix, Bromsgrove 05/03/2015 It’s a year now since Welsh songstress Deborah Rose launched her last album, Song Be My Soul, at Artrix. It was an unforgettable evening which highlighted her considerable ability to evoke images through the purity of her voice and some brilliantly crafted lyrics. […]
Deborah Rose featuring The O’Farrell Frolicks & Grey Wolf Artrix, Bromsgrove 05/03/2015 Deborah Rose launches her new album “Wilde Wood” by performing with two different line ups and singing with a very special guest. A celebration of local talent and a triumph for all concerned. Welsh born, Worcestershire based singer, guitarist and songwriter Deborah Rose […]
- 22/02/19 Deborah Rose with Martin Tomas and Jim Allen at Lydbury North Village Hall, UK
- 18/04/19 Deborah Rose with Martin Tomas and Jim Allen at Hermon Chapel Arts Centre, UK
- 03/05/19 Deborah Rose & Mari Randle at Queens Hall, Narbeth UK
- 06/05/19 Deborah Rose at Brimfield Folk Club
- 23/05/19 Deborah Rose & Mari Randle at Acorn Theatre, Penzance, UK