• The Finn Collinson Band // Owen Spafford & Louis Campbell

  • Tue, 03-12-2019 at 19:30
  • Shakespeares
    146-148 Gibraltar Street
    S3 8UB Sheffield
The Finn Collinson Band // Owen Spafford & Louis Campbell - Shakespeares - Sheffield

A double headline gig featuring two exciting and creative English contemporary folk acts, both of whom have been shortlisted for the BBC Young Folk Award in either 2018 or 2019.THE FINN COLLINSON BANDFinn Collinson is a recorder player and folk musician from East Anglia. Still in his early 20s, he is rapidly gaining a reputation as one of the foremost exponents of the recorder on the English folk scene. Finn's new album CALL TO MIND (released 06/09/19) is a diverse and creative exploration of the contemporary folk genre. Appearing with his full band, Finn will be showcasing material from the album ranging from reflective tunes to driving songs."exceptionally well executed folk-rock" - Spiral Earth"a folk recorder pioneer... truly unique and captivating" - The Recorder MagazineOWEN SPAFFORD & LOUIS CAMPBELLOwen Spafford (Don't Feed the Peacocks, Nidd) and Louis Campbell (The Big Massive Orchestra) met as members of EFDSS' National Youth Folk Ensemble. With a shared love of traditional music from the British isles along with 20th century classical music, ambient music, bluegrass and jazz the duo have recently come together to produce predominantly instrumental folk music which reflects their diverse musical backgrounds."One of the most promising duos I've ever seen - their skill and musicianship is staggering" - Sam SweeneyADVANCE TICKETS £6TICKETS ON THE DOOR £8