The Cat the Fox and The Crow acoustic pop-folk group are performing on Friday 15th November at Chapel Arts Centre, Bath. Tickets are £5, doors open 7.30pm and the band is raising funds for the RUH Cancer Care Campaign- helping to build a new Cancer Centre at the Royal United Hospital in Bath.
As part of the integrated plan to replace the current outdated facilities in ‘RUH North’, a new Therapies Centre is also needed to modernise the excellent service for patients recovering from major surgery, strokes, heart attacks and many other illnesses. Band member Ruby Brown is a Physiotherapist Assistant at the RUH who shares the vision with other Clinicians, as to the importance of a new Therapies Centre and so encourages the band’s fans and audiences to raise funds for the Appeal.
Musician Ruby Brown acts with vocals and guitar, Catherine Hurley plays the flute and vocals and Adam Turner is on the guitar, bass and vocals. The band writes and performs a mixture of their own songs and folk covers. Individually they have performed in bands for over 15 years and performed at Glastonbury Festival, London: The Albert Hall, The 100 Club, The Troubadour, Bath: Moles, The Bell, Porter, Bristol: The Folkhouse, The Fleece, The Louisana and many others.
Special act, Ali George will also be giving the audience an exciting glimpse of his newly launched fourth solo album. Ali George has been a solo artist for 13 years and has been described as ‘One of Bath’s finest Troubadours’ (Schtuum 2012). His influences include Nick Drake, John Martyn, Joanna Newsom and Bon Iver.
The new Therapies Centre aims to provide a vibrant and dynamic environment that optimises the patient’s ability to ‘escape’ from the wards and focus on healing, recovering and managing their health needs. The new Centre will provide a scope to improve services such as; innovative treatment, spaces, hydrotherapy pool and aqua area, gymnasium and body shop, with the specialist exercise, rehabilitation and therapy equipment.
Ruby Brown says: “We had always planned to combine Ali George’s 4th album launch with The Cat the Fox and The Crow’s debut E.P launch. I work as a physio assistant at the RUH and Ali George’s mum received her cancer treatment at the RUH. We both felt really strongly about the event being more than just an album launch therefore it seemed the obvious choice to involve the Forever Friends Appeal to raise awareness and funds for the new Cancer Centre and Therapies Centre.”
Buy £5 tickets on the door on Friday 15th November at Chapel Arts Centre, Bath.