Poppy and Friends
Poppy and Friends
Poppy also met Double bass player Zac Gregory in Bristol in January 2009, Zac has fast become a core member of Poppy and Friends, and they put on a great show as a duo, they also play shows with a full band that includes drums and strings. Poppy released 2 EP's on the label Carrot and Stick and recently released her Debut album "Beautiful to Me" on 12th October. Poppy and Friends have recently supported Darren Hayman (of Hefner) at London's famous 100 Hundred Club and on his September UK tour. They have also supported American singer songwriter 'Simone White' recently in Bristol, and the UK's John Allen in Taunton. Last year Poppy supported the New York City folk rock group, 'Dufus', with gigs lined up supporting them this year too.
Poppy and Friends have also played to large crowds on The Bandstand and Avalon Cafe stages at Glastonbury Festival in 2009 as well as at Indietracks Festival in York, the Summer Anti-Folk Festival In London and The Bristol Festival. They have just completed a tour of the UK to support the release of their Debut Album “Beautiful To Me” For bookings Please contact us through the website at www.poppyandfriends.com Poppy's Influences are a mix of Trad folk, New Folk, Punk and Grunge, all of which seems to make its way out of the muisc in some form. Influences include, Jolie Holland, Joanna Newsom, Scout Niblett, Erin Mc'Owen, The Bobbie Mc'Gees, Mertle, Regina Spector, Herman Dune, Jeffery Lewis, Oil Rig Catering, Coco Rosie, Emmy The Grate, The Watersons, Anne Briggs, Lou Reed, Lou Rhodes, Lamb, Ben Harper, Jeff Buckly, Nick Drake, Joni Mitchell, Nirvana,Smashing Pumpkins, Beck, Violent Femmes. Read more on Last.fm.
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