Megson at the Canopy Theatre

MEGSON Present “A Yuletide Carol”

Canopy Theatre, Hungate Church Beccles Sat 4th December at 7.30 p.m.

Megson YuletideA very warm welcome back to north Suffolk for this husband & wife duo who bring an infectious mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars. Comprising Debs Hanna (Vocals, Whistle, Piano Accordion) and Stu Hanna (Guitar, Mandola, Banjo) Megson have gained fame on the British folk scene, not only for their arresting & intelligent songwriting, but for their exquisite musicianship and northern humour.

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Maddy Prior & The Carnival Band at The Apex

Maddy Prior and The Carnival Band bring their Carols & Capers to Bury St Edmunds.

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Renowned folk singer Maddy Prior joins up with the Carnival Band again for their annual festive show “Carols & Capers”.

Beginning as a one-off experiment for a Radio 2 Christmas Special, the collaboration between Maddy and the Carnival Band has become an ongoing concern, with regular tours and albums.

The instantly recognisable voice of Steeleye Span, Maddy Prior began singing in her early teens and hasn’t stopped since. Prior has been the one of Steeleye’s constants for over 40 years – her voice guiding them through a variety of styles, from her beloved traditional music to rock and pop.

“Maddy Prior…Still has the power to stir the hairs on the back of your neck” – The Press

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Finn Collinson Band at The Seagull

The Finn Collinson Band – Seagull Theatre Pakefield – Sunday 28th November

Dynamic English folk music for the 21st Century 

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Fronted by Finn’s distinctive tune-writing and trademark recorder style, the band has been gaining a strong reputation on the folk and acoustic circuit since the release of Finn’s acclaimed debut album ‘Call To Mind’ in 2019.

 

Finn (recorder, guitar, bouzouki, mandolin, vocals), Aaron Horlock (guitar, melodeon), Evan Carson (percussion) and Emma Beach (oboe) are 4 accomplished young musicians who introduce subtle effects and intricate layered sounds while maintaining a strong focus on acoustic instrumentation, creating a powerful sound. 

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Edgelarks at The Canopy Theatre

EDGELARKS – CANOPY THEATRE BECCLES Friday 5th November 2021 at 7.30 p.m.Edgelarks2020 sml

Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin have proved themselves one of the most captivating and innovative acoustic duos in the UK - winning the 'Best Duo' accolade at the 2014 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and being nominated for the same title again in both 2016 and 2018.

 

Edgelarks are a class act built on Henry's much extolled musicianship, Martin's highly original songwriting and her deep, soulful voice. The Devon duo have been making 'world music from the West Country' since 2010 through 5 acclaimed studio albums plus the 2014 live album Live in Calstock.

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Winter Wilson at The Canopy Theatre

WINTER WILSON  - CANOPY THEATRE BECCLES  Sat 30th October 2021 at 8.00 p.m.

Dave Wilson’s songs pull no punches when relating to the sights and sounds of everyday local life, and are complimented by Kip’s powerful and emotional voice.”Daily Telegraph, January 2018
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When Mike Harding dubbed Winter Wilson as one of the hardest working duos on the circuit, he'd clearly done his homework.
In 2019 aside from touring around the UK, they performed in Australia, Spain, Belgium and Canada and also released Live & Unconventional, the long-awaited live album, recorded on tour and at Cropredy Festival with folk rock icons Fairport Convention. The reviews have been exceptional:-
"If you need evidence of just how special the duo Winter Wilson is, then Live & Unconventional delivers in abundance." Steve Caseman, RnR magazine

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