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image for Music - Folk item typePeter Knight's Gigspanner Big Band at The Maddermarket Theatre

Music - Folk, Wed 29 Apr 2020, free entry

Peter Knight's Gigspanner

Peter Knight's Gigspanner

Peter Knight's Gigspanner Photo Rights, Gigspanner


The Gigspanner Big Band are a unique force in British folk music.
Their high-energy, virtuosic performances appeal equally to traditionalists and to those looking for something more experimental, and they have garnered praise from publications as varied as fRoots, The Telegraph and The Wire, where they were described as ‘melodically folk-rooted yet open and innovative beyond the constraints of genre’
Beginning life as a trio - with former Steeleye Span fiddle player Knight being joined by percussionist Sacha Trochet and guitarist Roger Flack - the line-up has been expanded to form the Gigspanner Big Band, with acclaimed multi-instrumental duo Edgelarks (Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin - BBC Folk Awards 'Best Duo') and Bellowhead co-founder and melodeon player extraordinaire, John Spiers, joining the fray.

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Wed 29 Apr 2020 19:00 to 22:30


Free entry


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Box Office Maddermarket Theatre


St. John's Alley,