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Low Island + Dolly Mavies

  • The Old Fire Station 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ UK (map)

Low Island was formed as an accidental by-product of a theatre score composed by Jamie (vocals/guitars/keys/electronics) and Carlos (vocals/guitar/keys).

The pair, who also enjoyed some success in the world of dance music with a residency at The Warehouse in Leeds, called upon bassist Jacob with whom they’d played in an alt-rock band as teenagers.

The line-up is completed by percussionist Felix, who previously toured with the Brooklyn jazz ensemble Snarky Puppy.

Dolly Mavies is a singer, songwriter and guitarist from Oxfordshire. With Welsh roots and soulful sounds, Dolly's music captivates, with haunting vocals and ambient tones. Her combination of folk, soul and acoustic guitar create an emotive soundscape channelling life, love and loss. Dolly writes compelling music with heartfelt and poetic lyrics, Dolly’s song The Rain was recognised for this and was placed as a Finalist in the Folk category of the John Lennon International Songwriting Competition 2016.  Dolly released her first EP Behind Closed Eyes in December 2015, since then she has continued gigging across the country. 

£10 (or £25 for three headliner tickets).

Support acts (free of charge in the Gallery):

6.30pm: James Bell
6:55pm: Twin Replica
7.35pm: Eloise Rees
8:10pm: Catgod
8:45pm: Meet the Bands –   Music industry talk with our Gallery Stage artists followed by an audience Q&A. Merch and CD signings.
Spoken Word from Stephen Durkan throughout the evening.