Foot-Stompin’ Folk to Bring the Best of British folk Music to London

The Shee
Foot-Stompin’ Folk is a night dedicated to some of the best acts in British folk music. Three award-winning acts from various parts of the UK will be bringing their folk-rooted sounds to Kings Place in London. The line-up includes Monster Ceilidh Band, The Shee and Mawkin.

Saturday 10 September 2011

The Shee
7.15pm
£4.50 in advance.

The Shee is an exceptional all-female band with three powerful vocalists and an astonishing level of instrumental prowess. Their diverse musical influences combine to produce an adventurous brew of folk, Gaelic and bluegrass.

Laura-Beth Salter: mandolin, voice
Lillias Kinsman-Blake: flute, fiddle
Olivia Ross: fiddle, voice
Rachel Newton: harp, voice, fiddle
Shona Mooney: fiddle, viola
Amy Thatcher: piano, accordion, clogs

Mawkin
8.30pm
£4.50 in advance.

Folk rebels Mawkin come to Kings Place fresh off the back of the three-times BBC Folk Award nominated collaboration Mawkin:Causley. They are now looking to create a bold new sound that strengthens their instrumental roots and embraces a new, exuberant exploration into the traditional folk canon.

David Delarre: guitar, mandolin and vocals
James Delarre: fiddle and vocals
Nick Cooke: melodeon and vocals
Danny Crump: bass guitar and vocals
Lee Richardson: drums and percussion

Monster Ceilidh Band
9.45pm
£4.50 in advance.

Amy Thatcher: accordion

2010 saw the North East’s Monster Ceilidh Band nominated for best instrumental album by Spiral Earth, receiving a Time Out ‘Critics’ Choice’ honor, and appearing on the British Music WOMEX official CD.

Carly Blain: fiddle
David De La Haye: electric bass, programming and mixing
Kieran Szifris: mandocello
Joseph Truswell: programming, samplers and laptops

Kings Place
90 York Way, London N1 9AG
www.kingsplace.co.uk

Author: World Music Central News Department

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