Tuesday 14th November | 8pm
Tickets: £8 Earlybird, £11 First Release, £14 Second Release
Folk music from Europe, America and beyond; combining dazzling playing with a fine sense of musicality and showmanship and some damn great tunes.
Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow are a Bristol based duo playing acoustic, folk and roots music.
Best known as the virtuoso guitar and fiddle players from the band Sheelanagig, they draw on their many influences to created unique arrangements of traditional music, as well as their own compositions. The live show is a musical journey through Europe, America and beyond; combining dazzling playing with a fine sense of musicality and showmanship.
Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow’s debut album The Fox explores the relationship between fiddle, guitar and voice, using the fertile ground of the traditional music of the British Isles as its starting point. The product of decades of musical experience, the track listing combines self penned tunes and folk tales, all intricately arranged and heartfelt.
“Fleet fingered and ingeniously arranged. …..deserve to be thought of as up there with the best of them” – Songlines
“such dexterity, energy and passion…..mightily impressive” – R2 Magazine
“The pair demonstrate an eclectic approach that lifts them head and shoulders above the rest” – Acoustic Magazine
“Never a dull moment, with imagination firing throughout and an abundance of creative energy” – Living Tradition
She is currently working on a second album at Peter Gabriel’s Real World studio with her new 5 piece folk super group due for release on October 27th 2017.