Saturday 21st April at 8pm (Doors open at 7.30pm.)
Alistair Anderson and Northlands.
Music and Songs from Northumberland and Beyond
From the heart of Northumberland, this exciting new line-up conjures the spirit of the people and landscape of the North with music that is rooted in the tradition underpinned by arrangements that make the music soar.
Alistair Anderson is internationally acknowledged as the master of the English
Concertina and a fine exponent of the Northumbrian Pipes. He is joined by three of
the finest musicians of the younger generation.
Sarah Hayes is one of the most sparklingly gifted singers and musicians in the country, well known as a multi-instrumentalist with Glaswegian anthemists
Admiral Fallow and, the more traditional line-up, Wildings. Her new CD, Woven, featuring her skills as flautist, singer and composer, was described by The Scotsman as “ambitiously conceived and beautifully realised”.
Ian Stephenson has been in great demand as a guitarist in numerous bands including The Kathryn Tickell Band, Kan, Baltic Crossing, 422 and The Andy May Trio. His considerable knowledge of instruments and musical genres shines through in his wonderful arrangements especially in some of the songs featured by Northlands.
Sophy Ball, one of today’s most dynamic fiddlers, first came to national prominence
in the band 422 which won the BBC Young Folk Award. She is also part of The Bottle Bank Band, The Andy May Trio and played an integral role in Alistair’s last two CDs.
Music in Etal Village Hall.
Bar on site.
Please book your tickets and pay in advance – £12 from Steve or Helen –
01890 820566, email email@example.com
Cheques can be sent to 22, Etal Village, Cornhill-on-Tweed, TD12 4TW or contact as above to arrange a bank transfer.