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Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage on Tuesday 23rd October 2018
The Adelphi proudly presents UK folk duo Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage
Doors 8 pm
£10 otd / adv. Tickets on sale now through the Adelphi online box office - NO BOOKING FEE!
Huddled round a single microphone, singing intimate duets with just mountain dulcimer, dobro and guitar Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage are an acoustic duo that look & sound classically timeless, yet feel refreshingly unique.
Two years on from their critically adored duo debut, Before The Sun, Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage return with an even more accomplished collection, stunning in its grace and flawlessness; folk music raised to a high art whilst still keeping its roots fully in the ground.
Fleetingly, they may evoke a memory of Gram & Emmylou, Shirley & Davey, or Gillian & David but their warm distilling of musical influences from both sides of the Atlantic produces a refined sound that is decidedly their own.
Their unique unplugged presentation creates a widescreen, cinematic soundscape with open spaces and atmosphere, giving their beautifully pure vocals room to share the songs’ emotion and narrative.
The material is as joyful and fun as it is intense, but the common factor is the duo’s warmth and confidence in each other; their natural ease and connection is clearly evident on the recorded music, and a genuine pleasure to witness on stage.
‘This is folk music for everyone – a master-class in proficiency, an exercise in individuality and a declaration of love of the folk tradition from both sides of the Atlantic’ ★★★★★ Spiral Earth
'Flawless' Picks of the Month- The Guardian
'Spellbinding... Hannah and Ben were born to play and sing together.' - fRoots Magazine
'So inventive; an amazing piece of work. One of the albums of the year' - BBC FolkScene
Music Genres: Acoustic, Folk
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