Live listening music in cosy venues
“This is a great venue. I have really, really enjoyed playing here.” Martin Simpson.
“I really like this little venue.” Pierre Bensusan.
“This is a rare venue, intimate, atmospheric, extremely well-run with devoted attention to every aspect, sound, ambience, lighting, decor and conviviality. Bring your own refreshments, relax and be entertained!” Karen Bates.
“What a fantastic hidden gem of a venue!” “It‘s like a private party among friends. Enjoy the banter.” “A jewel by the hill” “Keep it secret”
The "Pear Tree Sessions" are evenings of fine acoustic music held in a beautiful old restored chapel adjacent to Hartpury Church in Gloucestershire. They are making a very welcome return after an absence of two years.
The acoustics of The Old Chapel are sublime, the ambience intimate and the performances are always memorable.
Gwyneth Keen will be performing songs from her new EP '5 Ways to Kill Your Lover'. She is joined by Heather McFarlane on fiddle and Ken Appleby on guitar.
Sharing the bill will be the wonderful Patsy Gamble and James Watson. Patsy is a world class saxophonist playing music in the style of Candy Dulfer, Maceo Parker and Davis Sanborn. She has performed all over the world with many different artists including Steve Winwood, Mick Jagger, Ruby Turner. She is joined by James Watson who is an acclaimed virtuoso classical/jazz guitarist.
Tickets include a glass of wine and nibbles.
Come and listen to live music at its very best and how it should be, uncluttered, acoustic, mesmerising and intimate.
This act became The Rowan in 2016 and disbanded in Febraru 2017.
James Watson and Patsy Gamble:
James Watson is a virtuoso classical / jazz guitarist and composer. Patsy Gamble is a world class saxophonist. Individually they have very active, acclaimed careers as performers and recording artists. Together they make one of the most exciting and original combinations around, playing an entrancing style of energetic and sophisticated acoustic jazz.
The Old Chapel
A beautiful old restored chapel adjacent to Hartpury Church in Gloucestershire, the Old Chapel has sublime acoustics and a wonderful intimate atmosphere, making it a perfect venue for acoustic music.