Acoustic Songwriter Evening at Lentil as Anything, Newtown
(Entry by your kind donations)
As part of Kim Yang Music's debut EP "Ocean of Mind" Tour, this Canberra based singer-songwriter has gathered her favourite, based in Sydney/the Blue Mountains, singer-songwriters for a little celebration. Come listen to sweet, laid-back acoustic folk music with beautiful food and drinks provided by the lovely Lentil As Anything volunteers!
~Malaika Green~ Malaika Green is an Australian/Tanzanian Indie Acoustic singer, songwriter, guitarist and activist who aims to use her musical influence to touch on societal issues. She has a natural ability to captivate you with her soulful voice and maturity beyond her years. Malaika feels issues like sexism, racism, homophobia, xenophobia and general bigotry are alive and well in our society today, and she aims to voice the importance of fighting back to end hate and reach equality.
~ Rebecca Mann ~ Rebecca Mann is a singer/songwriter who delivers raw, emotional and passionate original music. She delivers raw emotion through her passionate, original music. Rebecca relishes playing intimate shows around Australia. Her heart-felt music is accessible and Rebecca’s empathy draws in the audience, on occasion moving them to tears.
Rebecca’s intimate storytelling and ability to share emotion through her performances has earned her a loyal following who relished the release of her debut EP ‘Moon’ (2018). Her music provides a unique look into the human heart and will definitely make you feel.
‘Beautifully observational, Mann is a lovely storyteller full of charm and heart.’ - Nkechi Anele (Triple J)
~ Kim Yang Music ~ Kim Yang is a Taiwanese-Australian singer-songwriter known for her ethereal voice and soothing instrument fingerpicking that capture the attention of passers-by. Inspired by female vocalists like Sarah McLachlan, Kina Grannis, First Aid Kit, and Eva Cassidy, Kim’s music is an eclectic blend of folk, pop and blues.
Her songs speak from her experiences as a partner, a daughter, a traveller and an insecure soul. Kim started her Australian music journey in 2016 in the streets of Canberra. Most recently, Kim played her first festival gig at the April 2019 National Folk Festival and released her debut EP Ocean of Mind in May 2019.
'Holy crap your voice is AMAZING - spellbinding even. You had me from the first melody and kept me enthralled all the way through to the end.' - Nkechi Anele (Triple J)
'Kim Yang is an outstanding singer/songwriter who bridges cultures with songs about her experiences in both Taiwan and Australia. Kim made her first appearance at the National Folk Festival in 2019 exciting and engaging audiences with her fresh and honest style. I’m sure this will be the first of many.' - Pam Merrigan, Artistic Director, National Folk Festival.
~About Lentil as Anything~ Lentils' is a pay-as-you-can-afford vegan restaurant serving over 500 meals a day and hosting events such as this one. It's mostly run by volunteers and financed by donations ~ there are plenty of ways to get involved, such as being part of a music night!