Carrickfergus twins filter lockdown experiences through songs of Lennon and Dylan

Two Carrickfergus siblings are to showcase online their lockdown-influenced interpretations of Lennon and Dylan tracks.

Thursday, 6th August 2020, 6:55 pm
Brothers Broke promise unique interpretations of songs by Lennon and Dylan.

Brothers Broke follow up their extremely successful 2018 Edinburgh Fringe debut with a casual and engaging 20-minute performance, pre-recorded live with no editing.

Featuring Tom Adams on guitar/vocals, and twin brother Hugh on bass/harmonica/vocals, unique to this performance is the duo’s modification and presentation of the songs to reflect their own experiences of life under lockdown and of current social and political influences.

The Brothers offer a chilled down version of Lennon’s ‘Number 9 Dream’ contrasted with upbeat interpretations of Dylan’s ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’.

Music-lovers can also experience a bare acoustic version of Lennon’s ‘I am the Walrus’ and the duo striving to ensure Dylan’s harmonica style is not lost in ‘Like a Rolling Stone’.

Promising subtle harmonies supported by acoustic blues guitar and harmonica, it’s a performance by brothers who “enjoy music”.

Tom and Hugh are originally from Sunnlyands, Carrickfergus and Tom lived for a period too in Islandmagee before moving to England.

Lennon and Dylan also provided the influence for their Fringe show (read more here).

Listing information:

Online & broadcast (August 8 - 30).


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