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James Riley + Alice Phelps Band + Don't Problem

  • Styx Bar 5 Ashley Road London N17 9LJ UK (map)


Woodburner is proud to present three fantastic bands in the sensational Styx garden, with delicious food and all the Summer vibes.


If two years in Nashville taught London-boy James Riley anything, it’s the power of a good song. Already an award-winning artist and key player in the U.K.’s underground folk scene when he crossed the pond in 2015, James found a kindred posse in Music City’s listening rooms and bars, and soon began crafting an album under the Sherpa-like stewardship of Grammy-winning producer Matt Odmark.

Returning to the UK this summer with a slew of fresh material and a brand new lineup, Riley’s forthcoming album is a heady elixir of modern folk and classic soul in no small measure influenced by the fiery integrity of Tennessee’s songwriting tradition.

"Awesome... like the Allman Brothers meets the Seeger Sessions"
Laura Marling


Creating ambient lilting rhythmic harmonies with the harp, while her husky vocals take you forever deeper into the music. Influenced by folk from near and far, irish to chinese, Alice blends this with her own inspired, blues-infused melodies.


Don't Problem are a group of 8 friends from South-East London that came together in summer 2016, after many years of talking about making brass band music they wanted to hear instead of what they were hearing. Taking influence from grindcore to grime, they are currently writing an album to drop in time for your Christmas stocking whilst playing their face melting riffs to anyone who will listen. Here are some mixed reviews:

"So much fire! Absolutely lit and bless!" - A young person

"It's too intense, I don't like it" - Some old people

"It's like getting hit in the face, but in a good way" - Someone else


£5 advance

£7 on the door


Earlier Event: June 7
Dat Brass