Southern Tenant Folk Union
The most highly acclaimed folk/bluegrass band in the UK today, Southern Tenant Folk Union have released four groundbreaking albums since starting out in 2006 and toured their exciting live show all over the UK, Ireland, Netherlands & Germany.
A seven piece all acoustic band with banjo, mandolin, fiddle & harmony vocals they perform an eclectic mix of high energy atmospheric folk and have received airplay from Bob Harris & Steve Lamacq on BBC Radio 2 and made live appearances on RTE TV (The View) & Radio 4’s Loose Ends. Praise in The Sunday Times, Guardian, Irish Times and Independent has seen the band light up the folk music scene. Artistically successful, award winning as well as being a captivating live act they now sell out arts centres across Europe.
“The band knock up a fierce, raw and earthy music that is the stuff of Mumford & Sons' dreams…the results are as compelling as they are oppressively bleak”
Maddy Costa, The Guardian (Friday Film & Music)
“A Fascinating union of Celtic and American influences£
Simon Cosyns, The Sun
“Honest, thoughtful and admirable”
Joe Breen, The Irish Times
“Offering an alluring Scottish folk/old-time string band mix, it’s still stamped with a provocative charm that makes it an effective slow burn…beautiful recording quality, subtle arrangements and involving, melancholic songs are powerfully persuasive”
Colin Irwin, MOJO
“They know how to write a song that band”
Mark Lamarr, BBC Radio 2
Tickets £12 / £10 concs
Box Office 01227 281174