GILMORE AND ROBERTS
Contemporary folk/acoustic duo Gilmore & Roberts combine award-winning songwriting with astounding musicianship and their trademark harmonies to create a powerful wall of sound. Nominated three times at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Katriona Gilmore (fiddle, mandolin) and Jamie Roberts (guitar) met while studying at Leeds College of Music and released their debut album in 2008.
Since then, the duo have toured Canada and mainland Europe, played some of the UK’s biggest acoustic festivals, toured with folk rock legends Fairport Convention and won countless accolades for their genre-spanning work. Welcome back!
+Support: The Columbines
The Columbines are a local folk & Americana Trio – Jem, Lynne and Dorothy. They perform original songs and self-arranged covers sung in 3-part harmony with acoustic instrument accompaniment.
“The Columbines have folk roots combining single mic close harmonies (think “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”) with beautiful acoustic accompaniment such as Mandolin, Bouzouki, Cello, Guitar.
Great songs and thoroughly recommended!“ – Suffolk Songwriters.
“Columbines – A vocal and instrumental trio with a range of music that is ethereal, harmonic and beautiful” – SlackFolk, Colchester.
Tickets £11/£10 concessions.
Doors open 7.45pm, show starts 8.15pm
Colchester Arts Centre
Church Street - Colchester