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Folk Music

Saturday 7
May 2016
5pm

The Elizabethan Suite, Bury

£8

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THE HUT PEOPLE

Taking the audience on a musical journey around the World, English instrumental duo The Hut People have over the last 3 years proved to be one of the most unique, entertaining and best-loved acts on the UK folk scene today.

Mixing global rhythms with folk tunes from Quebec to Spain, Scandinavia to Sussex and everywhere in between, this is a quirky celebration of our rich musical heritage - and it works so well!

This is a show like nothing you've ever seen before - expect feel-good dancing tunes, audience participation, step dancing, Quebecois foot-percussion (whilst playing the accordion!) and humour aplenty.

Accordionist Sam Pirt & Percussionist Gary Hammond both have extensive backgrounds in music - having been part of and performed alongside legendary acts such as The Beautiful South, Nina Simone, The Dubliners & Sharon Shannon, their playing is still very much in high demand.

This is high-octane feel-good music from a very likeable duo who have the ability to get the whole audience involved and loving it - before the end of the first tune!

'a bewildering array of percussion and accordion-fired compositions....truly infectious!'R2

'This is a brilliantly unique sound - a duo of piano accordion and percussion defiantly unbounded by British traditions as they stride into world music.' The Scotsman

Please note this is a seated event with unreserved seating, you will be able to choose your seat on arrival at the venue.

Part of The Big Whistle Festival.

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 Elizabethan Suite, Bury.