Cariad (the Welsh word for Love) is the coming together of two talented singer/songwriters and guitarists from the Byron Shire, Virginia Cook and Geraint Jenkins. Together they weave a magical blend of unique melodies, meaningful lyrics and sublime harmonies to create original, uplifting music from the heart.
Cariad’s music fuses Celtic/Roots/ Alt. Folk and Blues influences. “A Thousand Dreams” is their debut album, recorded by renowned producer, Paul Pilsneniks at Rocking Horse Studios and Pete Murray’s Studio in Byron Bay. Friends and fellow musicians : Greg Sheehan, Si Mullumby , Maria Stratton, Murray Cook and Matt Connolly added their magic into the mix.
Joining them on the night will be Murray Cook (Mixed Relations, Warumpi Band, Mental as Anything, Midnight Oil) on keys; local singer/songwriter Maria Stratton (Heartworn Highway, Miley and the Milkshakes, ABC recording artist) on strings; Al Brooker (Heartworn Highway, Paul Kelly, Nick Barker) on double bass, along with Matt Connolly on Irish flute and percussion.
This promises to be an intimate evening of beautiful, original music. Not to be missed!