With Guildford venue the Boileroom facing the possibility of closure, TMMP caught up with Orestea vocalist Lisa Avon to discuss the Boileroom and the state of the UK’s live music scene.
This interview is part of a larger TMMP feature which can be read in full here.
What is your general opinion of the Boileroom?
Guildford was home for me for 6 years, and during that time I attended & played a tonne of shows. As a performer and an audience member it was always a pleasure to be in the venue. The staff are always super friendly and professional and it’s one of the few small venues that you can go to and be confident that the sound quality will be good! I think it is a massive asset for Guildford, being such a musically rich place it would be such a shame to see it closed.
How did you feel when you heard about the Boileroom’s current problems?
I’d love to say that I was shocked, but honestly – with so many venues facing closure it’s hard to be surprised by Read more…