August 19 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Advance $30 / Door $35*
Grace Petrie (born 1987) is a folk singer-songwriter and guitarist from Leicester, UK. She was hailed in The Guardian as “a powerful new songwriting voice” in 2011.
Grace Petrie began performing in 2006 as a solo vocalist and acoustic guitarist, and self-released an eponymous album that year, followed in 2007 by second album Feeling Better. In 2010, the advent of the Conservative-led coalition government following the (UK) general election influenced Petrie, who is a socialist, feminist, and lesbian,towards an increasing emphasis on politically focused songwriting, from a left-wing perspective. She made her debut appearance on Glastonbury’s Leftfield stage at the invitation of Billy Bragg in summer 2010, and widely praised third album Tell Me A Story followed, including signature song “Farewell to Welfare”.
Petrie has made an annual appearance at Glastonbury since 2010 as well as regularly playing festivals such as Towersey, Greenbelt Festival, Latitude and others. She has toured nationally with Emmy the Great, Billy Bragg and comedian Robin Ince, and has made several appearances on BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show.
* Advertised pricing excludes taxes, ticketing and sustainability fees.
* Ticket Price: $30.00
* Service Fee: $4.00
* Sustainability Fee: $5.00
* HST: $5.07
* Total Ticket Price: $44.07