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That’s All Folkies! Farewell Album & Last Concerts from Belshazzar’s Feast

Mar 24, 2022

After almost 30 years making music and performing together, this year will see the last Belshazzar’s Feast tour around the UK in April and May. In their own words;

You’ve already had too much of a good thing! We’ve long outstayed our welcome in the Travelodge’s, service stations and garden centres of the world, so it’s high time we headed for new pastures/were put out to grass. Catch us while you can!”

Belshazzar’s Feast have previously released nine critically acclaimed albums across their twenty five-year career. Their first winter-themed album, Frost Bites, earned them a nomination for Best Duo at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.    That’s All Folkies!, their final album, was released in December 2021 and features new music plus fresh arrangements and recordings of the duo’s favourites from their previous nine albums.

“These guys are top class players who are equally adept when it comes to spoken, physical and musical comedy. A terrific double act!” Invisible Folk Club, December 2021

Audiences can look forward to an inspired mix of songs and tunes (both modern and traditional), which combine to create a heart-warming, beautiful and frequently hilarious evening of music and entertainment.

Acclaimed musicians Paul Sartin (oboe, violin, swanee whistle and vocals) and Paul Hutchinson (accordion) are notorious for their superlative ability, wit, rapport and depth of experience. Together they have entertained audiences across the UK, Australia and beyond with their eclectic and eccentric mix of tunes, songs and humour that sends audiences home with a smile.

“Paul Hutchinson and Paul Sartin play like no-one else you’ve ever heard. Their music is breath-taking and wickedly inventive and the between-tunes interchange as intelligent and hilarious as the music. But don’t let me give you the impression they’re a lightweight comedy act: they finish the set with a haunting piece of oboe and accordion magic which has the audience spellbound.”
 BBC Radio 2 Mike Harding Show

Final Tour Dates are as follows:  (Quick someone pass the tissues!)

Tue, APR 19  Belshazzar’s Feast at Folk in the Barn
Canterbury, United Kingdom

Fri, APR 22 Belshazzar’s Feast at Oxford Folk Weekend
Oxford, United Kingdom

Sun, APR 24 Belshazzar’s Feast at Strode Theatre
Street, United Kingdom

Thu, APR 28 Belshazzar’s Feast at The Globe
Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Fri, APR 29 Belshazzar’s Feast at Bishops Castle
Bishops Castle, United Kingdom

Sat, APR 30 Belshazzar’s Feast at Upton Folk Festival
Upton Upon Severn, United Kingdom

Thu, MAY 5 Belshazzar’s Feast at South Street Arts
Reading, United Kingdom

Fri, MAY 6 Belshazzar’s Feast at Bradford Arms Folk Club (Staffs)
Wheaton Aston, United Kingdom

Sun, MAY 8 Belshazzar’s Feast at The Lake District Folk & Acoustic Club
Staveley, United Kingdom

Wed, MAY 11 Belshazzar’s Feast at Marston Music, Frome
Trudoxhill, United Kingdom

Sat, MAY 14 Belshazzar’s Feast at Whitchurch Folk Club
Whitchurch, United Kingdom

Thu, MAY 19 Belshazzar’s Feast at The Place, Bedford
Bedford, United Kingdom

Fri, MAY 20 The Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre
Watford, United Kingdom

Tue, MAY 24
Belshazzar’s Feast at Dartford Folk Club
Dartford, United Kingdom

Thu, MAY 26 Belshazzar’s Feast at Baston Traditional Music
Baston, United Kingdom

Fri, MAY 27 Belshazzar’s Feast at Greystones (Sheffield)
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Sat, MAY 28 Belshazzar’s Feast at Chippenham Folk Festival
Chippenham, United Kingdom

Mon, MAY 30 Belshazzar’s Feast at The Fleece Inn
Bretforton, United Kingdom

For further information and ticket links please visit :http://www.belshazzarsfeast.com/

 

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