The Nave Gallery hosts:
Folk in the Nave
The Askew Sisters
Please note: ADVANCE TICKET SALES CEASE AT MIDNIGHT on 16th JUNE (limited tickets available on the door for £12.50)
After last year’s greatly enjoyed evening, the acclaimed English Folk duo return with new material which will appear on their upcoming third album.
Emily and Hazel Askew are fast becoming one of the most popular and respected duos on the English folk scene. From dark ballads to uplifting dance tunes, they play with driving energy and the unity of two people who have played together all their lives.
The sisters use fiddle, melodeon and concertina to breathtaking effect, creating cinematic arrangements that get to the very heart of each song. These create a perfect setting for Hazel’s striking voice, which won her Best Female Singer at the Spiral Earth Awards 2011.
Emily and Hazel’s latest album, In the Air or the Earth, was released by RootBeat Records, to widespread critical acclaim, including the Spiral Earth Award for Best Traditional Album 2015.
"Inspired arrangements of traditional music, striking versions of tricky ballads – this is traditional
folk in a fine, fresh form."
" Vocals shimmering above fiddles, viola, melodeons and concertina, [this album] casts its spell."
The Sunday Times
"The edgy alchemy of melodeon and fiddle makes for a vivid and revitalising sound throughout...
one of the most atmospheric and erudite albums you’ll hear this year and a model of consummate
Enjoy an evening of inspired traditional folk music in the setting of the ancient church.
Refreshments will be available.
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