Friday 19th November - Beats & Swing presents Ben Ottewell (Gomez) with support from Fugitive Orchestra at The Staggeringly Good Brewery, Portsmouth

Friday 19th November 2021 19:30 - 23:00
Staggeringly Good Brewery, Unit 10, St Georges Industrial Estate, Rodney Rd, Southsea, Portsmouth, Southsea PO4 8SS, UK

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Friday 19th November 2021

Beats & Swing present:

BEN OTTEWELL
(GOMEZ)

+ support from

Fugitive Orchestra

Staggeringly Good Brewery,
Unit 10,
St Georges Industrial Estate,
Rodney Rd, Southsea,
Portsmouth,
 PO4 8SS

Doors open at 7pm

TICKETS
£16 in advance

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As a singer and lead guitarist in rock band Gomez, Ben Ottewell is well known for his unmistakable voice and talent for blistering and inspired guitar solos. Rolling Stone declared, "Gomez's not-so-secret weapon is Ben Ottewell.” And as GQ Magazine once wrote and anyone listening can attest, "[his] voice is not of this world.”

Since his first solo release, Shapes & Shadows (2011), Ottewell has been pleasing audiences with a series of successful acoustic tours across the UK, US and Australia. Now with a newly-recorded album of songs for his second solo project, Rattlebag, the singer is set to return to the road, performing his new music as well as a few Gomez favorites.

Simultaneously stripped-down and lush, Rattlebag is a collection of beautifully poetic tales of salvation and redemption, of sanctuary and braving rocky seas in search of distant shores. Ottewell’s infectious melodies and bluesy riffs will stick with you, and beg you to sing along.

“There’s a time and place for us / I will take you there,” he sings (“Shoreline”). Ben Ottewell proffers hope and promise accompanied by sublime acoustic and slide guitars, and that’s something we can all use.

 

Friday 19th November - Beats & Swing presents Ben Ottewell (Gomez)  with support from Fugitive Orchestra at The Staggeringly Good Brewery, Portsmouth

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