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Duke Special

Duke Special

Dec 7th 2017 @ Brudenell Social Club

Leeds, United Kingdom
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About Duke Special
Genres:
Irish, Singer/songwriter, Hobo-chic, Folk, International, Alternative
Band Members:
Duke Special., The Duke is regularly helped on stage and during recordings by:, Temperence Society Chip Bailey - drums and percussion, Phil Wilkinson - Drums, Paul Wilkinson - bowed guitar and bass, Ben Castle - clarinet and sax, Réa Curran - trumpet and harmonium, Jules Maxwell - keys, Mark Edwards - keys, Simon Little - upright bass
Hometown:
Belfast

Duke Special is an artist aptly named. Dynamic, musically ambitious & bracingly eccentric, with his inimitable style and lush musicality. Hailing from Belfast with a soun...
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Thursday, December 7th, 2017
7:30 PM
Brudenell Social Club
33 Queens Road, Leeds, United Kingdom
11 RSVPs
Seamus Heaney described his friend, the poet Michael Longley, as: 'a keeper of the artistic estate, a custodian of griefs and wonders'.

On this very special tour, Duke Special will be performing songs and music based on the poetry of this influential and renowned Belfast writer. Longley's poems are full of gentleness, honesty, mischief and love and are peppered with a cast of artists, animals, flowers, friends and long forgotten soldiers. As ever, Duke Special is mining a new seam of inspiration, hunting for treasures and what it means to be a human being.
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About Duke Special
Genres:
Irish, Singer/songwriter, Hobo-chic, Folk, International, Alternative
Band Members:
Duke Special., The Duke is regularly helped on stage and during recordings by:, Temperence Society Chip Bailey - drums and percussion, Phil Wilkinson - Drums, Paul Wilkinson - bowed guitar and bass, Ben Castle - clarinet and sax, Réa Curran - trumpet and harmonium, Jules Maxwell - keys, Mark Edwards - keys, Simon Little - upright bass
Hometown:
Belfast

Duke Special is an artist aptly named. Dynamic, musically ambitious & bracingly eccentric, with his inimitable style and lush musicality. Hailing from Belfast with a soun...
Read More