Date

02 Nov 2019
Expired!

Time

7:30 pm

Cost

£10/£5/£22

Labels

Music

The Hut People

“The only band to have been asked back 10 times consecutively – because they’re so good!” Swaledale Festival

Taking the audience on a musical journey around the World, English instrumental duo The Hut People (Sam Pirt and Gary Hammond) have firmly established themselves as one of THE most unique, entertaining and best-loved acts on the UK folk scene today.

Mixing global rhythms with folk tunes from Quebec to Spain, Scandinavia to Sussex and everywhere in between, this is a quirky celebration of our rich musical heritage – and it works so well!

This is a show like nothing you’ve ever seen before – expect feel-good dancing tunes, audience participation, step dancing, Quebecois foot-percussion (whilst playing the accordion!) and humour aplenty.

In 2017, The Hut People released their 4th studio album on the Fellside label entitled ‘Routes’.

Tunes forging pathways and routes underground; across the oceans and traversing motorways. Infectious melodies and foot-tapping rhythms packed into containers laden with grooves from South Africa, Quebec and across the globe; North, South, East and West.

“a bewildering array of percussion and accordion-fired compositions….truly infectious!” R2

“Remarkable…”  THE LIVING TRADITION

“The festival season is nearly upon us, and with The Hut People gracing many of this years bashes, their infectious ‘World Folk’ will surely be winning them many new fans” SONGLINES

“This is a brilliantly unique sound – a duo of piano accordion and percussion defiantly unbounded by British traditions as they stride into world music.” THE SCOTSMAN  

 

The Kirkgate Centre is a COVID19 secure venue.
 
We ask customers not to attend if any of the following symptoms are present:
- a new and persistent cough
- a high temperature
- any loss of, or change to, your sense of smell/taste
 
Hand sanitiser is provided upon entry to the building, and additional cleaning measures have been introduced.
 
There is a one way system in operation, and persons visiting the building must leave their name and contact number on entry.
(Please note this is not required for those who have booked in advance for a show, or those attending classes where records of attendees are already kept).
 

Face coverings must be worn inside the building and all safety signs and advice must be adhered to by all staff, volunteers and visitors.
 
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