Peter Knight's Gigspanner

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12 November 2016

8pm

£14, £12 advance

Since his departure from folk-rock pioneers Steeleye Span at the end of 2013, legendary fiddle player Peter Knight has turned his full attention to his trio Gigspanner, and in the process has firmly established their burgeoning reputation as one of the most innovative acts on the folk/roots scene. Justifiably met with significant critical acclaim, Gigspanners riveting new album Layers of Ages sees the band blowing the dust from a collection of well-worn traditional music and song to reveal authentic moments of staggering originality and great beauty, and has been added to the Telegraphs Best Folk Albums of 2015 list.

Hailed by Songlines magazine as another milestone in folks rebirth of cool, Gigspanner present a carefully curated and skilfully narrated program of material that goes way beyond the folk genres usual boundaries. Modern in interpretation yet classical in its virtuosity, it is music that continues to inspire audiences of all leanings, bringing them back for more. Peter is joined by Roger Flack on Guitar and Vincent Salzfaas on Percussion.

“Gigspanner has taken traditional tunes as a starting point and rearranged, orchestrated and improvised around them to create fascinating new works, leaving no doubt that Gigspanner’s increasingly impressive sound is like no other” – Folk Radio UK

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