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<B><I>'Sheelanagig'</I></B>

Date: Saturday 24th November 2018
Time: 20:00

'Sheelanagig'

Sheelanagig for over a decade has brought their array of foot-stomping folk tunes to audiences across the globe.

A quintet with a well-stocked armoury of stringed instruments – guitar, fiddle, double bass – added with the rhythmic energy of flute and drums and a bagful of joint-jumping tunes, these boys from the South-West England create a real dynamic which is inherent in both their furious dance medleys as well as their interestingly arranged original pieces.

Putting the groove into a selection of traditional and original European Folk music dating from the medieval times to present day, it’s difficult – nay, impossible – for your limbs to remain stationary when you’re within earshot of them in full flight. The fact that they often play with a knowing wink shouldn’t obscure their impeccable technique and outstanding musicianship that raises the roof in every place they play.

2018 sees an exciting brand-new line up, including flautist Luke Phillips-Griffiths fresh from the Newcastle Folk Music circuit, and Alex Bishop – acclaimed folk guitarist and luthier, who both bring an exciting new direction and energy to the groups much-loved sound.

Busying themselves this spring, the band are preparing to hit the road to tour across France, Switzerland and Australia, returning for the Summer Festival Season and a UK tour in November.

A completely top night out.’ – Mike Harding, BBC Radio 2

‘The musicianship is tight and intense’ – Songlines

Tickets in advance :  £14.00   ( £15.00 On The Door )

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