Date: Saturday 21st April 2018
The Kit Hillbillies
All the way from Calstock, we present Cornwall’s most entertaining bluegrass band. Old-timey and good-timey, with rousing vocal harmonies that smuggle in some darkly humourous local references.
Their music has been described as the sound of Woody Guthrie chasing Earl Scruggs in a stolen hay lorry. A simpler summary came from The Guardian journalist Tim Dowling: "The Kit Hillbillies: Excellent. See them soon."
Instrumental tasting notes: Banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, double bass. Vigorous, expressive & unvarnished, with a crisp percussive finish. Think Betty Stogs rather than Harvey's Bristol Cream.
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This is the twefth year that the festival has been held and, with over 30 events to choose from, there is something for everyone at this year’s festival.
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