Rowan Rheingans "Dispatches On The Red Dress"

Rowan Rheingans "Dispatches On The Red Dress"

Authored by Jillile
Posted: Monday, October 4, 2021 - 11:53am

Rowan Rheingans tours her courageous new solo show ‘Dispatches on the Red Dress’ this Autumn, following her critically acclaimed debut at Edinburgh Fringe & celebrated debut solo album.  Dispatches on the Red Dress won a Scotsman 'Fringe First' Award and Rowan was nominated for the Filipa Braganca award (Best Emerging Female Artist). She was also a shortlist winner of the Carol Tambor 'Best of Edinburgh' Award.

An intimate and adventurous exploration of memory, identity, joy, sorrow, trauma-recovery, war and waltzes, Dispatches on the Red Dress tells the true story of Rowan's German grandmother's youth in 1940's Germany. With genre-melding fluidity, Rowan weaves immersive storytelling around 10 new songs (Rowan won 'Best Original Track’ at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2016 for her song Mackerel) performed live with fiddle, banjo, guitar and subtly inventive use of pre-recorded sounds.


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Exeter Phoenix, Gandy St. Exeter. EX4 3LS

Event Date

Monday, November 15, 2021 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm