Sunday 14th April, 7:00pm - 10:30pmGet Tickets
David Thomas Broughton is one of our favourite turns of all eternity… every show is unique – with many improvised gillies and passes along the way, But nevertheless with a beautiful songbook at his heart, and a deeply moving operatic folk vocals.
“The most brilliant and baffling show I’m likely to see this year.” – Timeout NY
“Straddling the line between music hall turn and avant-garde performance artist, Broughton’s live show is not to be missed.” – MOJO magazine
David Thomas Broughton (/ˈbrɔːtən/) is an English folk/avant-garde singer and guitarist, currently based in Seoul, Republic of Korea and previously in Pyongyang, North Korea. Born in Otley, West Yorkshire, he creates the sound of a large ensemble by sampling himself singing, playing acoustic guitar, and making an assortment of other sounds through a Boss loop pedal. He also uses various non-traditional musical instruments to augment his songs, including radios, personal attack alarms and televisions, and occasionally incorporates a use of natural field recordings into his music. He is also known for his love of spontaneity and musical improvisation, recording albums in one take (allowing recording faults to remain) and beginning live performances with no clear plan in mind. He includes self-conscious, ironic dance moves and off-mic (often off-stage) singing in his live performances
The Waiting Room
9 Station Road, Eaglescliffe,
Stockton-on-Tees, TS16 0BU