Grateful Fred’s: Americana & Roots Music

Grateful Fred’s have been pioneering Americana and Roots music in Formby, Southport and Liverpool since 2010 and during that time have presented some of the best US, Canadian and World artists.

On the first Wednesday of every month, join the Fredhead’s at The Atkinson for a wonderful night of live acoustic music.

The Club Night

7.30pm – Silver Fred’s
8.00pm – Thom Morecroft
8.40pm – Interval
9.00pm – Nigel Wearne

Nigel Wearne

Australian singer-songwriter Nigel Wearne saunters after dark in the music of the night, blending blues, folk and Americana-noir. Hailing from Gunditjmara country in the deep south of Australia, he’s a guitarist and multi-instrumentalist with diverse influences from Nick Cave, Tom Waits and Gillian Welch. A deep thinker and truth speaker with a penchant for all things peculiar, he sings of human frailty, grace and the cosmos; songwriting that cuts to the bone.

Nigel has toured Australia, New Zealand, the UK, USA and Canada and he’s performed at a long list of music festivals, including the Port Fairy Folk Festival, Adelaide Guitar Festival, Queenscliff Music Festival and the Cambridge Folk Festival.

His first album, Black Crow, garnered wide critical acclaim, including a 4-star review in Rolling Stone, a nomination for Best Country Album at the Music Victoria Awards, and debuted at number 1 on the AMRAP Charts.

Singer-songwriter, luthier, poet and gleaner, Wearne paints lyrical pictures with the narrative-fuelled prose of Paul Kelly” – BEAT MAGAZINE.

An eruption of energy, rhythm and melody” – RHYTHMS MAGAZINE

Thom Morecroft

Grateful Fred is absolutely delighted to be welcoming Thom back.

Played on 6music and described by ex-editor of NME, Q, Mojo and Word Paul Du Noyer as “cheering and addictive”, Thom Morecroft is a singer-songwriter from Shrewsbury, precariously hidden away somewhere along Liverpool’s Georgian Quarter.

Thom last played for us in December of 2019 and since then he has been touting the UK and recording new songs, many of which he will be performing for us.

Thom Morecroft | Singer/Songwriter

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Line-ups are correct at time of purchase but may be subject to change. Customers will not be notified of any changes to the line-up and no ticket exchanges will be offered for changes to the line-up.

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