7-30 doors for 8pm start
Well it took me ages to nail this one but I’m delighted to announce that on Leap Year Day we have Hannah Martin and Miranda Sykes, 2 of my absolute favourites .
SykesMartin is the new collaboration from two of the UK’s finest folk singers. Miranda Sykes (Show of Hands) and Hannah Martin (Edgelarks, Gigspanner Big Band, Saltlines) draw on the tradition to form a set of songs that celebrate the power of two voices singing in harmony. Double bass, fiddle, banjo and guitars all come together around the duo’s vocal arrangements, taking their deep knowledge of roots music, adding a contemporary twist, and then singing these old songs back to their heart. Delivering beautiful ballads and rousing chorus songs, this set showcases two mesmerising storytellers joining voices to create a spine tingling testimonial to our shared musical heritage.
“An exciting collaboration…impressive…beautiful – a must for any folkie” – The Morning Star
“Stunning…inventive…an excellent debut from a new duo, though it’s no less than we might have anticipated from two such distinguished performers.” – Ian Croft, RnR
“As soon as you see the names Miranda Sykes and Hannah Martin together you’re excited…Two of the finest voices on the contemporary folk scene…This is elemental modern folk song” Songlines ****
This event is being live streamed also so if you are unable to come in person to our house. To book livestream tickets follow this link