Ear Trumpet Folk Club: Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow (with Saskia Griffiths Moore)
Folk music from Europe, America and beyond; combining dazzling playing with a fine sense of musicality and showmanship and some damn great tunes
Ear Trumpet Folk Club presents regular intimate, sit-down gigs with some of the greatest musicians from around the globe:
Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow are a Bristol based duo playing acoustic, folk and roots music. Best known as the virtuoso guitar and fiddle players from the band Sheelanagig, they draw on their many influences to created unique arrangements of traditional music, as well as their own compositions. The 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 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.
“Fleet fingered and ingeniously arranged… Deserve to be thought of as up there with the best of them.”
“Such dexterity, energy and passion… mightily impressive.”
“The pair demonstrate an eclectic approach that lifts them head and shoulders above the rest.”
“Never a dull moment, with imagination firing throughout and an abundance of creative energy.”
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