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Stick in the Wheel

Stick in the Wheel

Apr 6th 2018 @ St Edith Hall, Kemsing

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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About Stick in the Wheel
Genres:
Folk
Band Members:
Traditional London Music
Hometown:
London, United Kingdom

London band whose incendiary performances of traditional English folk music are taking the live scene by storm. "Ripping apart the preconceptions surrounding folk music"...
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Friday, April 6th, 2018
7:30 PM
St Edith Hall, Kemsing
High Street, Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
East London five-piece folk band Stick In The Wheel are headed by singer Nicola Kearey, and guitarist/producer Ian Carter. Their debut From Here(2015) was fRoots magazine Album of the Year and a MOJO Folk Album of the Year, with four BBC Folk Award nominations since their inception in 2013. Known for Kearey's fierce, working-class delivery, this is culturally and politically switched on music, with the group being widely commended for their timely appraisal of English Folk, and their skill in telling stories through song that reconnect modern audiences to the past - drawing unexpected parallels between then and now.

Their second album 'Follow Me True' is released on 26th January 2018. The songs within examine rituals and cycles, our inherent power to change ourselves and the world around us, the past repeating itself, ghosts and death, land and place, thieves and beggars. It continues to question the notion of what folk music is, and what it means in 2018. The new album expands the radical sound of their debut to include electronic and found sounds, using a broader sonic palette to create a greater depth full of layers and meaning, yet at the same time remaining totally connected with the tradition.
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About Stick in the Wheel
Genres:
Folk
Band Members:
Traditional London Music
Hometown:
London, United Kingdom

London band whose incendiary performances of traditional English folk music are taking the live scene by storm. "Ripping apart the preconceptions surrounding folk music"...
Read More