Caoilfhionn Rose (pronounced Keelin), is a singer, songwriter and producer who was born in Manchester, England, with family roots in Northern Ireland and Yorkshire (UK). Emerging from a diverse music scene, she ties together remnants of Manchester’s musical past with its evolving present. She has collaborated with musicians from around the world and is perhaps best known for her work with Vini Reilly of The Durutti Column Collaborating on four songs on the Chronicle LX: XL
Caoilfhionn will release her long-awaited sophomore album ‘Truly’ on April 9th on Gondwana Records which was co-produced by Kier Stewart of The Durutti Column and she has just shared the first single ‘Flourish’
It moves through a tapestry of curious musical inflections; nods towards folk, jazz, ambient, electronica and even a subtle influence of psychedelia. Rose’s song writing draws from a diverse palette of influences, including Building Instrument, Rachel Sermanni, Alabaster DePlumeand Broadcast. Rose also professes to a love for beautiful, stripped back, piano based music, such as Dustin O’Halloran and label mate Hania Rani.
Supporting Caoilfhionn will be Coruja Jones, a Mossley based singer/songwriter and good friend of The Vale.
Ambient indie-folk outpourings. This is music from the heart.
Coruja Jones is a songwriting project from Manchester [UK] based musician and songwriter Dan Jones. Born in Dudley in the West Midlands [England] but then moving Northwards, he became part of Manchester’s eclectic musical landscape.
“You’ll be blown away by his unique style and beautiful songs. A true gentleman in manner and even moreso in his music – your ears won’t be able to get enough of his dulcet tones”
– Roberta Pia, Red Dog Music
His latest offering ‘The Crossing’ is his debut album released in Spring 2020 under the moniker Coruja* Jones, made up of a collection of songs based around the experiences leading up to and following the death of his father in 2016.
“A great track! Deft and assured” [The Crossing]
– Tom Robinson, BBC6 Music
*Coruja means ‘owl’ in Portuguese, a nickname given from a friend…must be the eyes.
Join us for an evening of beautiful sound from the heart.
The event will be hosted in our brand new live performance venue and rehearsal space, part of the Northern Carnival Centre of Excellence, opening in autumn 2021. Featuring a custom designed, flexible PA system, an environmentally conscious stage lighting system, a fully stocked bar and plenty of Carnival colour, the space is accessible and perfect for live performances of all kinds. We can’t wait to welcome you!