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Pedler // Russell
March 20 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM GMT£10 – £25
Pedler // Russell are exploring the social themes of 21st century Britain through music that’s inspired by ordinary people. After all, isn’t that what folk music is all about? This innovative and highly original collaboration sees BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Greg Russell and historian and musician Danny Pedler taking a unique approach to presenting the social landscape around us.
Their debut album, Field and Dyke, grew out of an oral history project conducted by Danny in the fens of Lincolnshire, where he interviewed local people about the history, politics, culture and society of the places where they live and work. The music, all written by Pedler // Russell, weaves audio samples of those people and places into the melody and lyrics of the finished songs. The result is a sensitive and accurate depiction of living through a Brexit-divided Britain, which has been highly acclaimed by reviewers and audiences alike.
“A fascinating project” – Mark Radcliffe, BBC R2
“It’s hard to think of anything quite packing Field and Dyke’s emotional punch” – Folk Radio UK
ABOUT THE GIG
This event will be held live on Zoom, with a remote sound engineer for high-quality sound. Our gigs allow interaction between artists and audiences, so the artist can hear you applaud and you can even have the chance to ask them any burning questions.
Tickets are £15, with the option to pay a bit less (£10) or a bit more (£25) depending on your circumstances.