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House and Land (US, Thrill Jockey Records)
House and Land is the duo of Sally Anne Morgan (fiddle, shruti box, banjo, vocals) and Sarah Louise Henson (vocals, 12-string guitar, shruti box, bouzouki). Sally and Sarah started playing together after Sarah opened for The Black Twig Pickers for whom Sally plays the fiddle. The duo quickly discovered that they were both interested in the same very specific forms of traditional music.
If you saw these guys at the Folk Forest this year you’ll know they are not to be missed! 2015 Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award Winners Pons Aelius are an ambitious young instrumental sextet exploring the traditional and contemporary folk musics of Britain and beyond. With bold arrangements and an arsenal of instruments, the band melds age-old traditions with a fresh and innovative attitude. (£8)Tickets & More Info »
A Honey Bee Blues Club & Steel & Wire Records joint event. The launch of the 3rd Steel&Wire label album - the first full length album by All Day Dog's Breakfast. Support from Gemma Gray & Mandolin Jack. Tickets - £5.Tickets & More Info »
Who was there at Jim Ghedis Album launch at Upper Chapped (Sheffield) when the support act floored the room with their beautiful four-part harmonies? Landless are Lily Power, Meabh Meir, Ruth Clinton and Sinead Lynch. Formed in 2013 and based in Dublin and Belfast, they sing unaccompanied traditional songs in four part harmony. (£8)Tickets & More Info »
When the Guardian wrote about Kiran two years ago the headline read “Kiran Leonard: the art-rocker challenging the indie-lad stereotype”. And he truly is a singular, brilliant talent and a compelling presence live presence: whether he’s playing 16-minute epics about an erotic encounter between a woman and a squid or singing about Mongolian giants, he’s proven that he isn’t your average singer-songwriter. (£tbc)Tickets & More Info »
Rowan Rheingans is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, writer and composer best known for her work with folk bands Lady Maisery and The Rheingans Sisters. With these projects, Rowan has won two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ('Best Original Track' & 'Best Album') and is a five-times nominee. This is a unique opportunity to join Rowan Rheingans for an intimate concert of brand new solo material, including music from her forthcoming solo show The Red Dress: a musical exploration of identity, history, memory and trauma-recovery through storytelling, music and song. Be amongst the first to hear Rowan’s solo material and take part in a post-show talk which will further influence the development of the piece. Limited tickets available : £10 / £8Tickets & More Info »
Born & raised in Scotland (now New York), Hannah Read is a versatile multi-instrumentalist widely recognized on the International stage. She’s best known for her fiddle playing, songwriting and composing and was recently described as one of "the finest singers of the day" in the UK’s MOJO Magazine. Hannah leads her own band and is an in-demand collaborator on both sides of the Atlantic - including one part of the critically acclaimed British folk super-group ‘Songs of Separation’, winners of ‘Album of the Year’ at the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.(£9)Tickets & More Info »
Thomas Truax is one of the most imaginative characters on the pop music fringe. Since the year 2000, Thomas has been traveling the world performing with his evolving “band” of bizarre self-made instruments. Back from sell out shows over the years! Joining him is the superb Jack Cheshire! '…a curious, idiosyncratic piece of artful pop. Psychedelic in a very English way, it's a literate return, one imbued with remarkable depth.' Clash '...gorgeous and mind-bending...' Lauren Laverne, BBC 6 Music (£9)Tickets & More Info »
An evening of music, songs, sketches and readings inspired by Joan Littlewood's satirical musical play 'Oh what a lovely war.' We'll be raising funds to help build a Healing Centre for traumatised children in Gaza, Palestine (which is supported by Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign).Tickets & More Info »
Nice is Nice are super thrilled to be bringing Ewan McLennan to Sheffield, for the first time in 2 years, "at their favourite intimate venue, Regather."
Ewan McLennan has come to be known as a guitarist at the very forefront of his generation; a troubadour, balladeer and storyteller cut in the old style; a singer that can move audiences with his passion and pathos; and a songwriter for whom social justice is still a burning issue.