Barb Jungr – Hard Rain
Friday 21st November 2014 - Starts 8pm
TICKET PRICE: £12.50
Barb Jungr presents Hard Rain, the songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen.
“Jungr has proved one of the greatest interpreters of Bob Dylan songs with two previous cover albums from his awesome songbook. This time, two towering masters of Jewish American song provide the raw material for Barb’s rich voice and finely details jazzy arrangements. A notable achievement.” ~ The Daily Mirror
A major UK artist at the peak of her career, Barb Jungr tours to celebrate the release of her latest album Hard Rain in which she sings the songs of iconic musicians Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen.
Widely considered a world leading song-interpreter, Barb has gained worldwide acclaim as a performer of Bob Dylan’s work, and this new show brings together her hardest hitting set to date, performing the political and philosophical work of these two great icons through her inspired and contemporary arrangements.
Described as “possibly our greatest interpreter of Dylan’s songs” by Billy Bragg, Hard Rain sees Jungr up the ante, performing and recording her most demanding repertoire to date at the request of fans and lovers of these two most glorious and philosophically compelling popular songwriters.
5 stars ~ The Independent | 4 stars ~ The Times | 8/10 ~ Uncut Magazine (Album Review)