Sound of the Sirens Autumn Tour 2016
We’re all big fans of Hannah Wood and Abbe Martin, better known as Sound of the Sirens here at Riot Towers. Since seeing them for the first time less than two years ago at The Half Moon in Putney, they’ve been working incredibly hard to bring their own unique blend of perfect harmonies, dynamics that range from a whisper to a whirlwind and a bunch of songs that combine memorable melodies with lyrics that are poetic and profound. It’s not necessarily cheerful but the overall experience is always life-affirming.
After a reasonably busy 2015, which included Glastonbury, both Carfests, a live appearance on Radio 2 and an appearance on TFI Friday, Hannah and Abbe have really put the pedal to the metal this year with appearances all the major festivals from the Isle of Wight to Cropredy. Now the festival season’s over, it’s time for a rest, yeah? No chance, they’re working on the new album and they’re going back on the road headlining a mini autumn/winter tour. If you want to see this force of nature in action, here’s where to go:
Friday October 14 Bush Hall, Shepherd’s Bush, London
Saturday October 15 Deaf Institute, Manchester
Tuesday November 29 Notes Café, Southampton
Wednesday, November 30 Gwdihw, Cardiff
Thursday, December 1 Exeter Cathedral
If you go along to any of these gigs, make sure you take along some extra cash because you will want to buy CDs at the end.