A FLINTSHIRE musician hopes to recapture the golden age of the singer-songwriter when he launches his new project this week.

James Sills, who lives on Hope Mountain, will present 'Troubadours' at The Glynne Arms in Hawarden on Friday, August 17 before the one-man show tours the UK.

Featuring the music of artists including James Taylor, Carole King and Joni Mitchell, James describes ‘Troubadours’ as a celebration of "a golden age of songwriting".

"The decade from 1965 to 1975 saw the flourishing of a new generation of troubadour singer-songwriters on both sides of the Atlantic, whose music was both poetic and deeply personal," he said.

Recreating the intimate atmosphere of LA’s Troubadour Club & London’s Les Cousins, the show features songs from iconic albums ‘Sweet Baby James’, ‘Blue’ and ‘Tapestry’ alongside the music of other acclaimed songwriters such as John Martyn, Nick Drake, Paul Simon and Tom Waits.

James, who directs several open-access choirs across Wirral, Cheshire and North Wales with a specialism in a cappella singing, is looking forward to bringing his one-man show to festivals, venues and house concerts across the UK.

In the past, the 35-year-old has performed internationally with vocal troupe Spooky Men’s Chorale and made regular appearances on the folk festival circuit including a regular slot at Hawarden's Good Life Experience.

James Sills presents 'Troubadours' at the Glynne Arms, Hawarden on Friday, August 17 at 7pm.

Tickets: £15 per person includes drink on arrival and buffet during intermission.

2 x 45 minute sets of music. Spaces are limited, call The Glynne Arms on 01244 569988 to book.