Tickets:https://crescentarts.org/whats-on/a-night-of-storytelling-and-local-music--james-downey-ep-launch James Downey teams up with two local songwriters and his pupils from the "Andersonstown School of Music" to provide a night of storytelling and local music!The acts will discuss their journey into the local music scene as well as performing, whilst James will release his debut EP on the night with a full band! This is a BRING YOUR OWN BEER event!! Marty Murphy & Evie (Andersonstown School of Music)Marty and Evie have been part of the Andersonstown music school collectively for around 2 years and will take there first steps into performing at the Crescent Arts Centre. With a soulful voice, and a an emphasis on emotion – Marty and Evie dive head first into the local music scene with his first official gig! Lucy BellLucy Bell, winner of the PanArts Young Singer Award, provides a mixture of folky, indie pop sounds - whilst incorporating her own alternative twist on music. Although just 19 years old, Lucy has a few years performing experience and brings her sharp writing skills, and polished performance to The Crescent for you to hear!Alice LAAlice LA submerges herself in colour with her fun, energetic performances. Being at home in pop culture, her voice is large, and her songs are catchy – but she also retains the right to be arch and subversive. This is an act not to be missed!RíA riff magician, and a weaver of tall tales - James Downey offers jazzy melodies and upbeat folk rhythm to his music, with trumpet, drums, bass and synth accompanying him. Come along and witness the release of his first solo EP, performed by a full band!