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Miranda Sykes and Hannah Martin Debut Tour 2021

Apr 22, 2021

In this exciting new collaboration from two of British folk’s finest voices, Miranda Sykes (Show of Hands) and Hannah Martin (Edgelarks, Gigspanner Big Band) join forces to present a set of songs that take them back to their shared roots.

Having played together on numerous occasions, including in Steve Knightley’s Wake the Union Band, and at the Royal Albert Hall, they knew that they shared an instinctive ear for harmony and skilled instrumental improvisation.

A sociable Devon winter evening led to an exchange of songs, which proved to be so much fun that they soon arranged another musical get together. Swiftly these became rehearsal sessions, as a strong new sound emerged.

Miranda and Hannah have  spent many years playing on the British folk scene, but neither has ever dedicated an entire set to traditional song. Centred around their deep knowledge of roots music, and a love of harmony singing, they bring together old songs with new ideas; ancient tales with bass, fiddle, and banjo; and two mesmerising storytellers joining voices to create a spine-tingling testimonial to our shared musical heritage.

Find out how it all came about by visiting their social media page https://www.facebook.com/mirandasykeshannahmartin/videos/2936530556589592

The Debut Tour From Two Of British Folk’s Finest Voices 

Tour Dates as Follows:

17 09 21 Swanton Novers Village Hall, Norfolk  christinearm@hotmail.co.uk

19 09 21 Ipplepen Village Hall, Devon sarah.tobin@plymouth.ac.uk

22 09 21 Calstock Arts, Cornwall calstockarts.org

23 09 21 Square tower, Portsmouth wegottickets.com/event/512220

24 09 21 Ace Space, Newbury wegottickets.com/event/513947

27 09 21 Nettlebed Folk Club, Oxfordshire nettlebedfolkclub.co.uk

28 09 21 Dartford Folk Club, Kent hawleymkm@aol.com

30 09 21 Chapel Arts, Bath wegottickets.com/event/511695

01 10 21 Edith Hall Kemsing, Kent stedithfolk.co.uk

02 10 21 Nailsea Folk Club ticketsource.co.uk/nailsea-folk-club

03 10 21 Devoran Village Hall, Cornwall crbo.co.uk

07 10 21 Firbeck Village Hall, Yorkshire wegottickets.com/event/511858

08 10 21 Wadsworth, Yorkshire wegottickets.com/event/513355

10 10 21 West Kirby Arts, Wirral westkirbyartscentre.org.uk

For more information visit  https://edgelarks.co.uk/miranda-sykes-and-hannah-martin

 

 

 

 

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