Gilmore & Roberts
Support from Goodnight Crow
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Friday 4th May, 7:30pm
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.
Goodnight Crow are duo Dan Forbes (vocals and guitar) and Kate Waterfield (vocals, strings and concertina). Their song writing combines vivid storytelling with driving guitar, poignant viola and striking harmonies. You can expect original folk songs and tales of woe with some fresh interpretations of trad. and the odd cover.