DAN WALSH One of Britain’s finest banjo players + StevieRay Latham

Date/Time Sun 01 Mar 2015 7:45 PM

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Dan Walsh 2One of the finest banjo players in the UK as well as being a superb singer, songwriter and guitarist, Dan Walsh is described as ‘the real deal’ (UNCUT).

Dan has two critically acclaimed solo albums with another on the way and many tours of the UK and recent successful trips to Canada, Germany, India and New Zealand to his credit. Having made his name with duo Walsh and Pound and now a member of the award-winning Urban Folk Quartet, as well as guest appearances on stage and on record with the Levellers and Seth Lakeman, this unique and eclectic musician has stunned audiences across the world.

Dan’s eclectic and innovative approach has led to many exciting collaborations alongside his solo work and the Urban Folk Quartet, including tours with Northeast concertina legend Alistair Anderson and recent work with Indian sarangi player Suhail Yusuf Khan as well as Canadian country singer Meaghan Blanchard.  He also retains a passion for outreach work and through the prestigious Live Music Now scheme has performed throughout the UK in hospices, hospitals, special schools and care homes.

‘The real deal, a demon picker’, UNCUT

Eclectically inspired and consistently brilliant’ – fROOTS

‘Incredible, you must see him’ – JANICE LONG, BBC RADIO 2

Here’s Dan performing “More About You” from his album The Same but Different:

Devon-based StevieRay Latham was shortlisted for 2012’s BBC Young Folk Award and has gone on to support cult artists such as Gomez frontman Ben Ottewell, Michael Chapman and Malcolm Holcombe.

“The way he sings suggests a maturity beyond his years and the way he plays is nothing short of outstanding… imagine Bob Dylan crossed with Leonard Cohen” ERB Review