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Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow at St Ives September Festival on Monday 23rd September 2019
Best known as the virtuoso guitar and fiddle players from the band Sheelanagig, Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow draw on their many influences to created unique arrangements of traditional music, as well as their own compositions.
Their live show is a musical journey through Europe, America and beyond, combining dazzling playing with a fine sense of musicality and showmanship.
Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow's debut album 'The Fox' has been received with critical acclaim. It explores the relationship between fiddle, guitar and voice, using the fertile ground of the traditional music of the British Isles as its starting point. The product of decades of musical experience, the track listing combines self penned tunes and folk tales, all intricately arranged and heartfelt.
The Bristol-based pair have worked with many artists including Seth Lakeman, Afro Celt Sound system, Yola Carter, Mad Dog Mcrea, Sheelanagig and Roni Size to name but a few.'Reminiscent of Martin Carthy and the late Dave Swarbrick and I can give them no higher accolade,' was the tribute from BBC Radio 2 Folk Show host Mark Radcliffe.
Music Genres: Folk
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