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Sheelanagig / Flats and Sharps -
The Acorn, Parade Street, Penzance, TR18 4BU
Date: Friday 30th November 2012
Sheelanagig and Flats and Sharps
Bristol finest purveyors of Balkan inspired festival mayhem “Sheelanagig” bring their dynamic and engaging stage show to The Acorn.
Expect high energy, virtuosic instrumentals and songs with elements of street theatre, storytelling and, of course, a bucket full of dancing.
Joining them for the evening will be Penzance’s own “Flats and Sharps” a foot stomping, bluegrass quartet who wow audiences with their outstanding playing and tight vocal harmonies, bringing a smile to all.
Praise for Sheelanagig.
“A completely top night out” Mike Harding BBC Radio 2
”The musicianship is tight and intense” Songlines
"High octane stuff…Would liven any party and keep the floor full" Froots
Praise for Flats and Sharps
“Incredible bluegrass string arrangements and gorgeous bluesy harmonies” Penzance Arts Club
“Absolutely fabulous would be an understatement” Didmarton Bluegrass festival
Standard : £8.00 in advance, (£10 on the door)
Sheelanagig's unique blend of Balkan Folk Mayhem has been a firm fixture on the festival circuit for many years. Equally at home on festival stages, music venues and street corners the band have developed a devoted following with four album releases and a hectic touring schedule.
Sheelanagig's live performance are an intense experience, encompassing street theatre, elements of story telling and accrobatics, it can provoke a frenzied reaction – flying drinks, mosh pits and stage invasions are hazards on a really good night. Although this has become the bands tradmark they are still dedicated to creating music that can delight listeners with intricate and rythmically diverse arrangements of traditional and composed music.
Flats and Sharps are a young four-piece bluegrass band from Penzance, Cornwall. They started to make a name for themselves while buskin' in Penzance. They play bluegrass music for the love of it and thrill audiences with their harmonies and the way they engage with their instruments.
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