Happy New Year!

Posted 10th January 2017

Hi all,

Happy New Year! We hope you had an enjoyable festive season. As ever, our great thanks for your support in 2016. It was great to get the new album, The Silent Majority, out there last year. And we were delighted with the reception it got. There was lots of touring too. Which went equally well. And festivals! Trips to the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. All in all, a great year. And thanks to you for being part of it.

More of the same this year. We have announced our first batch of dates. This includes a large run of gigs in April. That will be our most extensive tour period of 2017. There will also be a small September tour too, to be announced later. And other gigs dotted throughout the year! In addition, we have arguably our best festival season to date coming up this summer. We can’t announce them all yet, but hopefully there’s enough here to whet the appetite.

13/1: WHITTLESEA Straw Bear Festival
14/2: HEMEL HEMPSTEAD House Concert
18/2: BEVERLEY Stage4Beverley
01/4: HADDENHAM Ceilidhs
02/4: CANTERBURY Bareham Village Hall
03/4: STAFFORD Gatehouse
05/4: BIRMINGHAM Red Lion Folk Club
06/4: SHEFFIELD Greystones
07/4: STOCKTON The Arc
08/4: TRELAWNYD memorial Hall
09/4: HITCHIN Folk Club
13/4: LONDON Cecil Sharp House
17/4: Nr WICKHAM Forest Folk Club
21/4: DARTMOOR Church House Concerts
22/4: SHREWSBURY The Hive
26/5: IREBY Festival
08/7: TRELAWNYD Folk at the Hall
25/8: SHREWSBURY Folk Festival

Tickets are now on sale for all dates in the April tour. Click HERE to find ticket links and more infomation.

As we mentioned, plenty more to be announced so keep your eyes peeled! We’ll update the website and various social media as we are allowed to announce the gigs. As well as UK dates to be announced, we will be heading abroad again this year. It’ll be lovely to head over to see our friends and fans on the continent once more. Such trips are always very memorable and enjoyable. Most notably we will be in Denmark, having begun our working relationship with the wonderful Henrik at Yellow House Bookings.

In other news……

Ciaran will be playing extensively with Sam Kelly throughout 2017. For more information visit: www.ciaranalgar.co.uk

Greg is about to start The Transports tour, closely followed by the Shake the Chains Tour. There is also Nancy Kerr & The Sweet Visitor Band tours in May & October. For more information check out: www.gregrussellfolk.co.uk

Thanks for reading. Hope to see you all soon.

G&Cx


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