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The Founders of Bellowhead
winners of the BBC Folk Award for Best Duo
on from an incredibly successful tenth anniversary tour including a special
birthday party bash at Shepherds Bush Empire, the top traditional music duo on
the scene continue their journey into the exciting nether-regions of
traditional folk music.
by The Guardian as “the finest instrumental duo on the traditional scene” and
twice winners of the BBC Radio 2 folk award for Best Duo, Spiers and Boden have
made the genre of spontaneous, punky English folk very much their own stomping
ground. Loud, proud, and with just a few
acoustic instruments, they create a multitude of textures upon which they
present traditional stories and dance music which have taken them on to the
main stages of major festivals.
they stand head to head with the best of their generation... Jon Boden plays
fiddle with an earthy vigour that's utterly compelling and sings in a frantic
breathless manner as if the hounds of hell are taking lumps out of his
backside, while John Spiers harmonises and plays urgent driving melodeon to a
very high standard indeed... halfway to reinventing the style without even
realising it…" fRoots Magazine
Running time approximately 110 minutes, including interval.
drive and passion" BBC Radio 2 folk
websiteWatch a clip of Spiers and Boden performing live:View the full Harrogate Theatres February - August 2014 Season Brochure below
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