I can see the Dowager Countess at dinner saying What is ‘folk-rock’ music? Hey, it could happen.
Downton Abbey star Elizabeth McGovern’s band Sadie & the Hotheads will release their second album, “How Not to Lose Things”, at the end of October. McGovern, who plays Lady Grantham in, perhaps, the greatest thing to hit both ITV1 and PBS in recent memory, sings lead vocals in the group, which formed in 2005. As the story goes, McGovern responded to an advertisement for guitar lessons placed in a local newspaper by Steve Nelson, the lessons turned into writing sessions and the rest, as they say, is history.
The Troubadour on Tuesdays
If you are in the general vicinity, Sadie & the Hotheads will take up residency at the Troubadour in London on Tuesday evenings throughout November to promote the album, which was inspired by Leonard Cohen so it has to be brilliant, which will be released on Monday 29 October. Thankfully, they play on Tuesdays. If it was a weekend, the Dowager Countess would never know when to go see them…