7-9PM // $10
Songs by Matt Foster & Carly Dow
Movement is at the heart of Matt Foster's music — the way his carefully crafted words weave together, the way he throws himself into his songs; how his listeners are moved — to dance, to shake themselves loose, to let themselves feel the deep, difficult things.
Songs for turning your face to the sun, songs for pissing in the wind — songs for living, loving, and kicking back with your feet on the dash. His music reaches into those hard-to-get-to places with humour, wit, and an undeniable gift for poetry. His voice is a growl or a hum, a thunderstorm or a lullaby.
Matt's music stays with you like a memory.
He has also written the best 8-second song you'll ever hear.
Carly Dow is beguiling. She is more than charming. She is a little magic.
Do you know what it's like? To see a show and walk away in flesh, yet be pinned there still somehow to the music of hours ago? As though you were too busy listening then to notice the way it seeps into you, makes itself at home, and settles in. Only now as the day is ending you realize you have been carrying it with you. Are wrapped in it. Are taking it to bed.
Eyes closed, Carly casts her voice over the crowd. Eyes open and the song is done and she laughs shyly at the applause, a little uncomfortable even. Hers are songs of the heart and its wild open spaces. There is sharing and confession and wide eyed curiosity about life and love and the land we are living on. It's more than charming. It is a little magic.
Dow's latest album 'Comet' is due out October 2018.