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Furness Tradition Presents: Rachel Newton Band

Furness Tradition Presents: Rachel Newton Band

Furness Tradition Presents: Rachel Newton Band: Wednesday 20 September: 8pm: £14

‘Musician of the Year’ – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017

‘Instrumentalist of the Year’– Scots Trad Awards 2016

SAY Award (Scottish Album of the Year) Shortlisted Album 2017 (with Here’s My Heart Come Take It)

Furness Tradition are excited to announce that they are bringing Singer and harpist Rachel Newton specialises in interpreting traditional folk songs in both English and Scottish Gaelic as well as writing and performing her own instrumental pieces to the Coronation Hall.

Rachel will be performing with her band featuring Lauren MacColl on fiddle, Mattie Foulds on percussion and Sarah Hayes on keys.

A skilled collaborator, Rachel is a founder member of the successful UK folk bands The Shee and The Furrow Collective. She also plays fiddle and viola and works across a range of performance platforms including theatre and storytelling.

Her most recent album ‘Here’s My Heart Come Take it’ was released in April 2016 to critical acclaim.

‘Haunting vocals and elegant harp’ The Guardian

‘Harp and strings blur the border between worlds’ The Financial Times

‘This is the sound of modern Scotland, as surely as draws on folklore and tradition, Newton’s singing and harp at the heart of a singular vision.’ – The Herald

‘Rachel Newton is well equipped to take centre stage in her own right and this second solo album is a beauty…fascinating stuff’ – (5 * Playlist Selection) – fRoots Magazine

Top of the World Editor’s Pick – Songlines Magazine

To grab your tickets to this amazing gig please contact our box office on 01229 587140 or buy online by clicking HERE!

 

www.rachelnewtonmusic.com

 

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