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R2 Magazine

        Liverpool Sound & Vision

“should be an essential part of anyone’s collection” 

“Clever, artful Folk-Pop” (M-Magazine)

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Roxanne de Bastion reminds us that great lyrics do have a place in pop music. With a nod to 1960’s psychedelia, Roxanne delivers thoughtful social and personal commentary soaked in piano & cello arrangements.

One of the most perfect voices I’ve ever heard”
(Tom Whalley, BBC6)

“Standout number…astonishingly assured”
The Sunday Times)

“If you ever get a chance to see her live – definitely do!”
(BBC Introducing)

Born in Berlin to a musical, bilingual family, she started composing and performing at the age of 15. Soon after, Roxanne moved to London, equipped with her guitar, her songs and a one-way ticket.
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Upcoming Shows

Date City Venue Country
21/02/19 Wakefield Le Hibou Canada
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed.
22/02/19 Kingston, Ontario MUSIIKKI CAFE Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: donations. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed.
23/02/19 Trenton, Ontario The Old Church Theatre Canada
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. Buy Tickets
24/02/19 Guelph, Ontario MICHELE’S HOUSE CONCERTS Canada
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages/Licensed. email michelewhitteker@live.com for details!

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Tales from the Rails

Tales from the Rails – repainting stripes once earned

It’s just as well I’m currently reading Amanda Palmer’s ‘The Art Of Asking’, otherwise I wouldn’t know what I was doing here. I’m in Cromford (“Not gonna lie, sounds grim”, someone texted me on my way). In fact, Cromford is far from it – a beautiful sleepy village close to the peak district with one …

Tales from the Rails – touring with Marillion: Crutches, Cables and Flight Cases

Remember when I opened for Marillion on crutches? Sometimes you can feel moments turn into memories. The premise to this particular savings deposit in my memory bank was quite absurd. I had a fractured ankle, two torn ligaments and the opportunity to play four of the largest shows for me to date. Knowing the opportunity …