Gigs

2017

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  • Fri
    06
    Jan
    2017

    Manchester's Improving Daily closing party

    19:30

    With rock-steady rhythms, blazing horns, fabulous harmonies and fiery melodeon melodies, Edward II were a regular feature of world and roots festivals across the world throughout the 90s. 

    Born out of the Rock Against Racism movement it was originally conceived by a loose punk collective to celebrate the similarities between the England’s diverse communities, particularly English folk and Caribbean roots and reggae. Signed to Cooking Vinyl the band released a number of critically acclaimed albums before splitting up in 1999. 

    In 2016 the band returned and released the critically acclaimed ‘Manchester’s Improving Daily’ CD (4* Guardian, 4* Mojo Magazine), and have been performing at festivals across the UK including Glastonbury, Cambridge Folk Festival, Shrewsbury Folk Festival, Towersey and Boomtown.

    https://bandonthewall.org/events/edward-ii-3/

  • Fri
    21
    Jul
    2017

    Underneath the Stars Festival

    5pm

    Underneath the Stars is located at Cannon Hall Open Farm near the village of Cawthorne, Barnsley. Underneath the Stars 2017 takes place from 21 – 23 July.

    Site Address:

    Cannon Hall Farm, Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S75 4AT, United Kingdom

    roughly

    15 miles North of Sheffield (35mins drive)
    33 miles East of Manchester (1hrs drive)

    180 miles North of London (3.5hrs drive)

    Curated, produced by and featuring the wonderful Kate Rusby, Underneath the Stars is a fabulous family festival featuring some of the best roots and folk music on offer today.  The 2017 line-up also features Newton Faulkner, Show of Hands and Raghu Dixit.   We are overjoyed to be taking part in the great event and will be performing a mix of old favourites alongside some of the tracks from our recent Manchester's Improving Daily release.  

    Find out more and how to get tickets by going to http://underthestarsfest.co.uk

     

  • Fri
    04
    Aug
    2017

    Wickham Festival

    TBC

    If coming by road, Wickham is just two miles north of the M27 (junction 10) near Fareham and is less than 10 miles from both the M3 and A3. Alternatively, for a scenic route, take the A32 from Alton and head south through the beautiful Meon Valley.

    Journey time from London approx. 90 minutes. For those with Satnavs, the postcode is PO17 5HD

    One of our favourites and a real hidden gem of a boutique festival - lovely site, brilliant line-up and really well produced festival.  This year features sets from KT Tunstall, 10CC, Seth Lakeman, Oysterband, Eliza Carthy and the Wayward Band...

    Go to https://www.wickhamfestival.co.uk for info and tickets.  

2 thoughts on “Gigs”

  1. Hi there

    I am one of the organisers of a three-day festival in the North Yorkshire town of Bedale. It runs from May 29 -31 next year. Are you available? And what do you charge?

    Many thanks

    John

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