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Folk Music

Friday 14
October 2016

The Fusilier Museum, Bury


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With Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage; and The Rheingans Sisters

Since the release of his debut album, Jim Causley's unique voice and persona have helped him become one of the most well-loved and respected figures of today's contemporary roots and folk music scene. During the past decade he has been nominated for no less than five BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, won the Spiral Earth Singer of the Year award in 2014 and in 2015 he worked with BBC TV historian Dr Sam Willis to create the music for his show - 'Highwaymen, Outlaws and Villains' and was asked to perform his song 'Pride of the Moor' on BBC TV's Countryfile - Dartmoor Special.

Jim will be joined by the renowned Devon fiddle duo of Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll to form the Jim Causley Trio.

'Jim Causley and his fellow folk musicians bring it to life with real zest, his deep baritone voice soaring as he sings'.**** 4 stars The Telegraph

Huddled round a single microphone, singing intimate duets with just mountain dulcimer, dobro and guitar Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage are a folk duo that look and sound classically timeless, yet feel refreshingly unique. Fleetingly, they may evoke a memory of Gram and Emmylou, Shirley and Davey, or Gillian and David but their warm distilling of influences from both sides of the big pond produces a refined sound that is decidedly their own.

Refreshingly unafraid to take risks, delivering an intensely personal interpretation at all times. A force to be reckoned with.fRoots Magazine

Fiddle-singers Rowan and Anna Rheingans grew up surrounded by traditional music. Both professional musicians, Rowan is well known on the English folk music scene as part of hugely popular BBC Folk Award nominated trio Lady Maisery as well as for her work with Nancy Kerr & The Sweet Visitor Band. She is also part of the 'Songs of Separation' super-group alongside Eliza Carthy and Karine Polwart, amongst others. Anna lives in Toulouse, where she is a much sought after fiddle player and teacher of french music traditions, in which she has fast become an expert.

Doors open for this event at 1900, stage times are as follows:

The Rhenighan Sisters - 1930

Ben Savage & Hannah Sanders - 2020

Jim Causley Trio - 2115

Approximate finish - 2215

Please note change to previously advertised time.

This is an unreserved seated event, you will be able to choose your seats on arrival at the venue.

Please note: The Met will be undergoing refurbishment between March and November 2016. Events during this period will take place at other local venues.

This event will take place at The Fusilier Museum, Bury.

Part of Homegrown, The Met's festival of English folk music.