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Gilly Darbey At the East Coast Folk Club


Fri 4 Nov 2016, 8:00pm–10:30pm

Where: Senior Citizens Social Centre, 37 Watea Road, Torbay, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Listed by: Judith Moore

Gilly has been thrilling audiences all over the world with her sublime voice. Her CD 'Just Like a Woman' got a rave review in NZ musician.

Her emotional and sensual interpretations of blues, folk, jazz and gospel have had many likening her favourably to the late Eva Cassidy, but her voice is also reminiscent of Joan Baez, Katie Melua and early Joni Mitchell.

She has been supporting artist to many famous names including Van Morrison and Tori Amos and as such has played at nearly every major venue in the UK. She has appeared frequently on national TV and radio in Britain.

"Her voice is simply stunning. It is amazing the sound that can come from one woman and a guitar... Quietly lovely, then strong enough to be heard two blocks away... Hauntingly beautiful! She sings like an angel." - Kiwi Folk Club

"In listening to Gilly Darbey, one gets the distinct impression that this is the voice of a woman who has sung her entire life, a woman at ease with the voice she has and with the considerable talent she possesses." - Te Miringa Hohaia, Parihaka Peace Festival.

"I just can't imagine anyone not loving the feel, sensuality and emotion in Gilly's voice." - Stuart Robertson, ABC Radio.

"Gilly was fantastic! Her voice lived up to the raves of critics." - Kapiti Live Music Club.

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