BELLA COLLINS & GARETH EVANS – @ THE MUSE 12.00-1.00pm, 14th Aug
LINEUP: Bella Collins (vocals & guitar), Gareth Evans (guitar)
“To play the blues you gotta understand it, you gotta feel it” Bella Collins – Buzz Mag
Cardiff based acoustic duo, Bella Collins and Gareth Evans, are a blend of 2 voices and 2 guitars, renowned for their ability to put their stamp on any song, the pair cover a cross section of genres, though are quite firmly rooted in jazz & blues. Since establishing as a duo through fate in 2014, they have built a solid following in Wales and further afield. They have played to packed out audiences at numerous, prestigious festivals. During 2019 saw the pair perform a string of gigs at Festival le Blues Autour du Zinc – Beauvais, France and The Great British Blues Festival.
So far the duo has released one EP, Golden Days, featuring original music and a cover of Light My Fire. Bella started playing piano and guitar at a very young age, having her first lessons at about 5 years old. It is the history of soul, blues & jazz music that has always fascinated her. Gareth has recently finished writing and producing his latest album, ‘Infinite Wishes’, to be released on Washington DC based label, Nexgen Music. Gareth, a multi instrumentalist has a significant background in music, originally from Pembrokeshire, he first moved to Cardiff when he started training at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (RWCMD) as a French horn player, this was the start of a fruitful career in music which has taken him all over the world.
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