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Ruby Boots to Play Bush Hall on the 6th June

SEEN does love lyrics with a good story. Ruby Boots’ evocative music will stop you in your tracks. The rising Australian star, now based in Nashville TN, possesses a red wine-stained soulful voice that crackles with swagger and sorrow. Her fiercely honest lyrics strike deep into your heart while her music delivers an alluring mix of Americana, Rock, Folk and Blues. Leaving home at a young age, to work on pearling boats, is where she found the distance, space and time needed to hone her songwriting skills.

Her first full-length album, ‘Solitude’ has been hailed as “a landmark Australian release” and a “world class debut,” while scoring her a Song of The Year award for lead-single, ‘Wrap Me In A Fever.’ The ten tunes that populate ‘Solitude’ wrestle with universal themes filtered through Ruby’s captivating combination of vulnerability and strength. She displays an artistic confidence and emotional candour that evokes her heroes like Lucinda Williams as well as such Americana contemporaries as Nikki Lane and Shovels & Rope.

After recently being named as a ‘Americana Festival 2016 Showcasing Artist to Watch’ by renowned US magazine, American Songwriter, work on her second record is underway with a release slated for 2017. This summer Ruby will tour the UK with kindred country revivalist Nikki Lane on the Highway Queen Tour. You can see them at the fabulous Edwardian Bush Hall on the 6th June.

Bush Hall

310 Uxbridge Road
Shepherd’s Bush
W12 7LJ

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