The Let Her Be Free Christmas Party
Fresh from her top-selling Edinburgh International Festival Fringe showcase, collaborative community artist and songwriter Eve Simpson has been reaching audiences across the country with her Geordie-Scottish folk/pop stylings, chosen as BBC Scotland’s Track of the Week earlier this year. Eve returns to Sneaky Pete’s with an early Christmas party, and a stellar line-up of surprise, festive guests, to celebrate a triumphant year selling out her debut London headline show, playing major Scottish festivals: Edinburgh Hogmanay and Celtic Connections, and embarking on her first UK headline tour, with the support of Help Musicians. Featured across BBC 6 Music, BBC Scotland, BBC Introducing, and Frankie’s Amazing Radio show, she has supported artists from the Elephant Sessions to Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, landing editorial playlists and scoring the North East segment of a FOCAL International award-winning film.
Sarah Owens is an Edinburgh based , Irish singer/songwriter who draws a lot of inspiration from the indie/folk scene. She has been playing in Edinburgh on and off for 9 years. During this time she has collaborated with other Edinburgh based musicians which have taken her to very exciting places, such as a mini European tour and singing backing vocals for Mike McKenzie at TRNSMT. After taking a break for a couple of years she had her debut for Sofar Sounds in Edinburgh during the summer which reignited her love for performing her originals live. She’s so excited for Eve’s Christmas party, it’s going to be such a magical night
Callum Pitt is inspired by the rawness & honesty of artists like Elliott Smith, Julien Baker, Adrianne Lenker & Sufjan Stevens, Callum Pitt imbues his indie-folk with a grand, orchestral, chamber pop sensibility plus an alt-rock edge. Despite using music often as a canvas to openly discuss depression & anxiety, as well as political unrest, Callum still manages to imprint feelings of optimism and unity – alongside genuine warmth & honesty – throughout his songs. His debut album ‘In the Balance’ was released on 2nd June 2023.
28-year-old Pitt has been working on his craft for over a decade, beginning as a teenager in the Newcastle pub scene & gradually refining his thoughtful, poetic songwriting voice, leading to festivals such as The Great Escape, Deer Shed & The Long Road and support slots with Donovan Woods, Adia Victoria, Jordan Mackampa and Cattle & Cane. Callum’s development as a songwriter has been recognised with accolades such as ‘Alan Hull Award’ for songwriters in 2019 & the ‘Fender Player Plus’ competition in 2022. As a result of his tireless work ethic, as an independent artist, Callum has amassed over 6 million streams, with releases landing on Spotify’s ‘New Music Friday’ playlists 17 times & received airplay from BBC Radio 1 & BBC 6 Music.
Meanwhile, he’s studying a masters in Occupational Therapy & has worked with children, young people & adults with disabilities through various outlets, including therapeutic music work, giving him a new perspective on the cathartic & unifying power of music.Buy Tickets