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"The Company You Keep" - A Nashville Style Songwriters Show at FortyFive Vinyl Cafe
"The Company You Keep" - A Nashville Style Songwriters Show at FortyFive Vinyl Cafe

Sat, 16 Mar



"The Company You Keep" - A Nashville Style Songwriters Show at FortyFive Vinyl Cafe

Join us on March 16th at FortyFive Vinyl Cafe in York for a magical night of music at "The Company You Keep," hosted by Yorkshire's own Queen of Country Music, Jade Helliwell. This exclusive intimate event will be held quarterly, offering an unparalleled experience for Country and Americana fans.

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16 Mar 2024, 19:00

York, 29 Micklegate, York YO1 6JH, UK


Immerse yourself in an evening of soul-stirring tunes, stories behind the lyrics, and the incredible craft of songwriting. The cozy setting of FortyFive Vinyl Cafe provides the perfect backdrop for an intimate and exclusive musical experience.

Announcing Jade's Very Special Guest: Jeff Cohen - A Nashville Legend

Launching the event with a bang, our first special guest is none other than Jeff Cohen, a six-time BMI Award-winning, Grammy and CMT Award-nominated songwriter, producer, and publisher based in Nashville and London. With a prolific career spanning decades, Jeff has become a prominent figure in the music industry, leaving an indelible mark on the world of songwriting and production.

Jeff Cohen's Remarkable Bio:

Jeff Cohen's journey in music began as a music executive at BMI, where he worked with iconic talents such as Jeff Buckley, Lisa Loeb, Joan Osborne, Spin Doctors, Ben Folds, Wilco, Ani Di Franco, and many more. Transitioning to the role of a songwriter, Jeff's creative genius quickly gained recognition, earning him six BMI Awards and nominations for prestigious accolades such as the Grammy and CMT Awards.

His extraordinary songwriting talent has resulted in over 20 million albums sold worldwide, with his compositions finding a home in the repertoires of some of the industry's most celebrated artists. Notable chart-topping hits include Evan and Jaron's "Crazy For This Girl," Big and Rich's "Holy Water," and The Band Perry's "Postcard From Paris."

Beyond album sales, Jeff's songs have become an integral part of the entertainment landscape, with over 100 placements in TV and film. His work has graced the screens of popular shows like Dawson’s Creek, One Tree Hill, and Saturday Night Live, as well as major motion pictures like "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" and "Princess Diaries."

In addition to his success in the music and entertainment realms, Jeff is a dedicated advocate for songwriters, serving as a Board Member of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) and the Inspired Nation Foundation founded by Kara DioGuardi.

As a founding member and songwriter of the critically acclaimed band Pancho's Lament, Jeff continues to push the boundaries of creativity, collaborating with industry heavyweights like Jamie Hartman, Sacha Skarbek, Kara DioGuardi, Liz Rose, Jeff Trott, Kristian Bush, James T Slater, and many more.

His artistic contributions extend to the world of commercials, with placements in major campaigns, showcasing the universal appeal of his music.

Jade Helliwell - Yorkshire's Queen of Country!

Hailing from West Yorkshire, Jade Helliwell is a renowned singer-songwriter whose magnetic stage presence, fueled by powerful and soulful vocals, has captivated audiences with an authentic blend of pop-country melodies.

Inspired by luminaries like Kelsea Ballerini, Priscilla Block, and Maren Morris, Jade expertly weaves their influences into her music, creating a distinct fusion of contemporary country with her unique vibrato.

In 2017, a viral video of Jade's mesmerizing duet on a vibrant Leeds evening thrust her into the limelight, amassing 23 million views on platforms like Facebook and YouTube. Since then, Jade has soared in the industry, releasing acclaimed singles like “Smoke,” “Stormchaser,” and “Drive,” leading up to her critically acclaimed EP “Woman.”

A fixture in the country music scene, Jade has graced prestigious stages, including the Country 2 Country festival at London's O2 Arena. Her electrifying performances have made her a sought-after artist, with appearances at festivals across the UK, Europe, and Australia.

Recognized by Nashville industry leaders, Jade supported Tenille Arts, Priscilla Block and Tenille Townes during their UK Tours. The year 2023 marked two national tours, festival highlights, and her latest single, "Heroes & Heroines," produced in Nashville, earning glowing reviews.

As Jade's star continues to rise, her unwavering dedication and love for music solidify her as a powerhouse in the pop-country genre, positioning her for phenomenal success in the years to come.

Stay tuned as we will soon announce Jade's second special guest, promising even more excitement and musical magic!

Limited Tickets - Act Fast!

This is an exclusive event with very limited tickets available. Don't miss the opportunity to be part of "The Company You Keep."

Date: March 16th, 2024

Time: Doors open at 7pm, Show starts at 7:30pm

Tickets: £20

Secure your spot for an unforgettable night filled with exceptional music and incredible stories. Purchase your tickets now before they sell out!

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