Interviews from 16th November include Spike Edney of SAS Band and Queen, Stephanie Kirkham, Lisa Wilson of The Pyramids venue, Ken Brown of Square Roots Productions, along with The Harlots – all live in the studio.
Spike Edney is an English musician who, since the early 1970s, has performed with a number of bands, most notably with Queen, where his participation started in 1984. He was unofficially deemed the 5th member of Queen because of the amount of concerts played with them. Spike can be seen on Queen’s Live at Wembley Stadium DVD, playing guitar on “Hammer to Fall,” and piano on both “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” and “Tutti Frutti.”. In 1994, he formed SAS (Spike’s All Stars), a band with constantly fluctuating personnel, including musicians from Queen, Whitesnake, Free, Roxy Music, Toto, Spandau Ballet and solo artists including Fish, Roy Wood, Leo Sayer, Kiki Dee and Paul Young. Others that have appeared with the band include Suggs, Lionel Richie, Bob Geldof and Toyah Willcox.
Stephanie Kirkham is an English singer-songwriter who grew up in the heart of the Ribble Valley, Lancashire listening to Joni Mitchell, The Beatles and Johnny Cash, dreaming of being a songwriter. She went to Blackpool Art College and worked at various arts and crafts, floristry and painting. After receiving her acapella songs through the post Jamie Nelson organised the early recordings that became the basis of her debut album.
Lisa Wilson is from The Portsmouth Pyramids Centre is an indoor leisure complex in Southsea, Portsmouth. It has a swimming pool/water park, a live arena, and function rooms. Artists that have performed at Pyramids Centre include Roger Taylor, Feeder, Lostprophets, You Me At Six, Bring Me The Horizon, Asking Alexandria, Example, The Darkness, Arctic Monkeys & Gallows.
Ken Brown is from Square Roots Promotions, bringing the best in acoustic roots, Americana, Folk, Bluegrass and Alt/Country to Hampshire.
The Harlots play ‘Beatles-infused shoegaze rock’n’roll’.
Spike Edney of SAS Band & Queen (Live in the Studio)
Stephanie Kirkham (Live in the Studio)
Lisa Wilson & Ken Brown (Live in the Studio)
The Harlots (Live in the Studio)