Friday 19 October 2018
08.00 pm - 11.00 pm
TICKETS £12.00 from http://www.wegottickets.com/event/422158
BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Nominees 2017, Ninebarrow are a multi-award-winning folk duo, who are impressing audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition. Described by Mark Radcliffe as sounding ‘like two halves of one voice’ and by Kate Rusby as ‘absolutely amazing’, Jon Whitley and Jay LaBouchardiere combine breath taking vocal harmonies and melodies, delivering original songs that are inspired and rooted in the landscape and history of the British Isles. As well as crafting unique and engaging original material, Ninebarrow also take a wide-range of traditional folk songs and rework them in their own, distinctive way. In 2017, the duo were nominated at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in the ’Horizon’ category for ‘Best Emerging Artist’. One of the highest accolades in their genre, it was made even more exceptional because it was only a few months prior to this that Jon Whitley and Jay LaBouchardiere relinquished their jobs as a teacher and GP in favour of a full-time music career.
Door open 7.30pm. In the Main Hall of York House where lovely volunteer bar staff will be pleased to sell you a selection of drinks, including real ale, and the proceeds will go to York House Centre’s community events fund.
(doors and bar open 7.15pm)
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