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Miranda Sykes ‘Out of the Woods’ Solo Tour

Feb 21, 2024

Miranda Sykes started her career as a musician in 1996 at the age of 18, playing bass guitar in a country rock band. After 2 years touring and playing for line dancing in working mens clubs across Britain, folk-rock band Pressgang were looking for a bass player. Miranda spent the next 2 years touring internationally with them. 

After a few years of musical promiscuity playing with Firebrand, Little Johnny England, Robb Johnson, Bill Jones, Steafan Hannigan, Reg Meuross, Kirsty McGee, The Phil Beer Band, Martyn Joseph and The Scoville Units; Miranda depped for Pete Zorn in the 2004 Show Of Hands festival band line up. She worked with them for the next 20 years. Miranda also found time for a short tour and album with the Miranda Sykes Band in 2005, duo album tours with mandolin player Rex Preston and 2 solo albums.

2024 brings a second tour with Hannah Martin, a new Baring-Gould Centenary project with Jim Causley, summer festivals with vocal group Daphne’s Flight, a tour with The Phil Beer Trio and now a new solo album and tour “Out Of The Woods”.

Miranda says:

It feels like a lifetime ago that the world was in lockdown and the hugs and closeness of family and friends seemed like a far off dream.  Many still have to be careful, many bear scars of the Pandemic and the long term effects of this on us all is yet to be realised.  My new album ‘Out of the woods’ is a collection of songs that have seen me through my own journey of isolation, illness and recovery and I hope they bring you as much comfort as they did me over the past few turbulent years. 

Miranda is touring the new album on a run of solo dates so, catch her if you can!


TUE 21 MAY – Dartford Folk Club Tickets

WED 22 MAY – Greystones, Sheffield Tickets

THU 23 MAY – Black Swan Folk Club, York Tickets

FRI 24 MAY – Ropery Hall, Barton On Humber Tickets

SAT 25 MAY – The Wesley Centre, Maltby Tickets

SUN 26 MAY – Ipplepen Village Hall, Newton Abbot Tickets

FRI 31 MAY – Cambridge Folk Club Tickets

SAT 1 JUN – The Stables, Stage 2, Wavendon Tickets

SUN 2 JUN – The Fleece, Bretforton Tickets

WED 5 JUN – Chapel Arts, Bath Tickets

THU 6 JUN – Ashcroft Arts, Fareham Tickets

FRI 7 JUN – Memorial Hall, Otford Tickets

SAT 8 JUN – Osmington Village Hall, Dorset Tickets

SUN 9 JUN The Acorn, Penzance Tickets

For further details please visit: www.mirandasykes.com

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