We've been filming in Deal, Kent for a music video for one of the tracks from our upcoming album. The track is called Mostar and is a Balkan inspired tune - here are some stills!
9 July, 2014
ROCK LEGENDS FESTIVAL
7 July, 2014
What a magical time at the Rock Legends Festival in Poland! Arrived on Friday at the Dolina Charlotty venue in time to jump on stage with Ian Anderson for Bourree and Locomotive Breath, and then on Saturday opened up for Bob Dylan. An absolutely incredible experience for myself and the band, what a privilege! Photos up on the Anna Phoebe Facebook Page Here's one of the audience taken by our drummer Francesco - a beautiful sight!
RESONANCE FESTIVAL 2nd AUGUST
7 July, 2014
BOB DYLAN SUPPORT
18 June, 2014
Very excited to announce that I will be flying out to Poland on 5th July to support Bob Dylan at the Rock Legend Festival in Poland. It will be a full band, 60 minute performance in the beautiful grounds of Dolina Charlotty. For tickets and info go to www.legendyrocka.com
SONGLINES ENCOUNTERS REVIEW
17 June, 2014
The band and I had a great time playing at the Songlines Encounters Festival - thank you to Jo Frost and Simon Broughton for inviting us to play. Also, many thanks to Gordana Jovkovic for joining us on piano for an acoustic version of 'Embrace.' And it was a treat to join the fantastic Oana Catalina Chitu and her amazing band for one song - hopefully we'll meet up in Berlin for more music together. Simon Broughton has reviewed the concert HERE:
HRH PROG FESTIVAL 2015
11 June, 2014
I'm excited to announce that the band and I will be playing at next year's HRH Prog Festival in North Wales, 19th-22nd March 2015. For lineup and ticket details go HERE:
QUICKFIRE SONGLINES INTERVIEW
9 June, 2014
KING'S PLACE PODCAST
10 April, 2014
Last week I had a chat with Songlines Editor-In-Chief Simon Broughton and Turkish Kurdish vocalist Çiğdem Aslan about the upcoming Songlines Encounters Festival at King's Place. We chatted about music, inspirations and the influences behind my upcoming new album Between The Shadow And The Soul. You can listen to the podcast and find out more about tickets HERE:
IN CONVERSATION WITH CARL BEGAI
30 March, 2014
CELEBRATING JON LORD
11 March, 2014
On 4th April I'll be performing a piece at the Royal Albert Hall at a special night organised by The Sunflower Jam to honour the life and work of the great, late Jon Lord. As well as the 83 piece Orion Orchestra conducted by Paul Mann, the line up includes Paul Weller, Deep Purple, Bruce Dickinson from Iron Maiden, Steve Balsamo and Rick Wakeman. Full line up and more information can be found HERE.
FRANCESCO PLAYS DRUMS
11 March, 2014
So you've heard endlessly of us being in the studio - here's a taster of Francesco's amazing drums on the upcoming album, 'Between The Shadow & The Soul' - and there'll be more videos coming soon! :
CAMDEN JAZZ CAFE
11 March, 2014
On 25th April the band and I will be playing at Camden Jazz Cafe playing an opening slot for the fantastic Joe Driscoll and Seckou Kouyate. Full more information and tickets go HERE:
VIOLINISTS DISCUSS GEAR
5 March, 2014
Hey! It's not only guitarists who like to discuss strings and things! MusiciansFriend.com did a quick interview to find out what I and others use - you can read about it HERE:
'The Godfather' with Amici Orchestra
4 March, 2014
On May 3rd I'll be performing my adapted version of Nina Rota's 'Godfather Theme', (co-written and arranged by Joost van den Broek) with band and orchestra. It will be part of the Amici Orchestra's 'Evening of Film Music', at St Gabriel's Church in Pimlico, London. Entry is free with all proceeds from a retiring collection donated to Macmillan Cancer Support. For more details go to www.amiciorchestra.com. It's for a great cause so hope to see you there!
SONGLINES ENCOUNTERS FESTIVAL
2 February, 2014
The band and I are excited to announce that we will be performing as part of Songlines Encounters Festival on at the beautiful Kings Place concert hall in London. In addition to pieces from the 'Embrace' EP, we will be premiering a number of tracks from the upcoming album 'Between The Shadow and the Soul.'
Tickets and more information can be found HERE
CLASSIC ROCK PRESENTS PROG REVIEW
30 November, 2013
Thank you to Classic Rock presents Prog magazine for the review of the Embrace EP!
Interview with Joel Gausten
25 November, 2013
'Embracing The Warrior: A Chat With Anna Phoebe'. In depth interview with Joel Gausten. Anna talks about career as a guest artist for bands such as Jethro Tull, Trans Siberian Orchestra, Jon Lord and Roxy Music, and the transition to solo artist. Read the full interview here: http://bit.ly/1cLiE34
'EMBRACE' EP OUT TODAY!
11 November, 2013
NEW SINGLE 'THE DUEL' OUT TODAY
6 November, 2013
New single 'The Duel' is out today! Track now on YouTube channel! Listen here and follow link in description to download for free! http://bit.ly/17Mb8FQ
EP RELEASE DATE
15 October, 2013
I'm really excited to announce the release of our EP 'EMBRACE', to be released 11th November.
You can pre-order your digital copy and for an exclusive limited edition signed CD you can visit our shop.
UPCOMING LIVE DATES ANNOUNCED:
4 October, 2013
We've just announced three UK dates in October. On the 10th October I'll be playing an acoustic slot at The White House, Oxford. The full band will be joining me as part of Oxjam Festival for two dates: 12th October: The Yardbird, Birmingham and 19th October: Mau Mau, London. Go to LIVE for more info.
NEW VIDEO UP ON YOUTUBE
30 September, 2013
Selections from our live set at Weyfest Festival 2013 in Farnham, UK. Live band featuring members of Jurojin including Nicolas Rizzi on guitar, Francesco Lucidi on drums, Yves Fernandez on bass, and Simran Ghalley on Tabla. You can watch the video HERE