Rural Arts Touring and Coronation Hall, Alton Barnes present:
Friday 24 April, 7.30pm
£10 (advance booking), £12 on the door
Ninebarrow are a multi-award-winning folk duo, who are impressing audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition. Described by Mark Radcliffe as sounding ‘like two halves of one voice’ and by Kate Rusby as ‘absolutely amazing’, Jon Whitley and Jay LaBouchardiere combine breath taking vocal harmonies and melodies, delivering original songs that are inspired and rooted in the landscape and history of the British Isles.
As well as crafting unique and engaging material, Ninebarrow also take a wide-range of traditional folk songs and rework them in their own, distinctive way. In 2017, the duo were nominated at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for ‘Best Emerging Artist’. It is the duo’s modern and inventive take on the folk tradition that seems to be captivating audiences across the country. Not only exceptional singers and musicians, they are also equally passionate about the stories behind their songs.
‘Another example of how strong British folk music is at the moment.’ The Telegraph