The Cheap Part of Town

Music (folk, storytelling)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

The Cheap Part of Town is Louis Rive's first collection of songs. Bar-room bards and street philosophers, from the down-and-out and back up again, this collection focuses on the people and places that make up the patchwork of life holding any city together. Louis, a Scottish singer-songwriter, based in Barcelona, draws widely on folk music from the traditional ballads of the pub to the modern day tale-tellers and poets. Influenced by The Pogues, Hamish Imlach, Michael Marra and The Corries, to name but a few, Louis continues the grand tradition of the storytelling musician.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Four steps from street to building front door. On request ramp available from pavement into building entrance. Flat ground floor thereafter.
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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ThreeWeeks (4/5 stars) 28 days ago

Louis Rive gave a fine performance, very much in the storytelling folk tradition but with a fresh feel. Edinburgh born and bred, Rive’s accent comes through clearly when he sings, while his thoughtful lyrics avoid the portentousness often associated with the genre. Despite a guitar that had recently been dropped...

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Edinburgh Reporter (3/5 stars) 29 days ago

Rive has a strong, often gravelly, voice and an easy, friendly rapport with his audience. He’s a traditional storyteller with modern stories to tell and an engaging way of telling them.

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