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Folk Unplugged: Wayward Jane with George Boomsma

About the Event

Conway Hall is excited to present Scotland’s vibrant folk and roots 4‐piece Wayward Jane, accompanied by singer‐songwriter George Boomsma for May’s edition of Folk Unplugged. Wayward Jane’s music offers a modern, transatlantic take on American folk and Old Time traditions, merging roots music with fresh arrangements and original compositions. Their live performances showcase the band's fine musicianship and playful chemistry, moving from high‐energy tunes to tender and soulful songs that resonate with audiences.

Their latest album, The Flood, represents the band's unique sound, capturing a mixture of original songs and tunes with traditional American folk numbers. The record explores a range of emotions, from love letters to their hometown to somber reflections on global issues, all set to a backdrop of traditional folk melodies. Wayward Jane's music has been praised by Rachel Baiman for its heartwrenching vocals and thoughtful instrumentation.

George Boomsma, hailing from Northallerton, North Yorkshire, is a singer‐songwriter who has been quietly gaining recognition for his evocative lyrics and enchanting guitar melodies. His songs touch on a variety of themes, from relationships to self‐acceptance, grief, and the challenges of navigating through life's uncertainties. George's pure voice and poetic lyricism have captivated audiences across the country.

Cast / Production

Wayward Jane
George Boomsma

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