The Furrow Collective: ‘We Know By The Moon’A uniquely beguiling approach to traditional song BOOK NOW
Great Hall, Dartington Trust, South Devon
£16. Members discount applies automatically at checkout
About this event
‘Best Group’ – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017
The Furrow Collective is an English/Scottish band consisting of four talented and individually prominent performers: Lucy Farrell (viola, voice & saw), Rachel Newton (harp, fiddle, voice), Emily Portman (banjo, concertina, voice) and Alasdair Roberts (guitars, voice).
The group formed in 2013, drawn together by a shared love of traditional song and balladry inspired by England, Scotland and beyond, and an open, intuitive approach to collaboration. With The Furrow Collective’s signature spine-tingling harmonies and masterful storytelling bringing a spark of light into the wintry gloom, this promises to be an unmissable evening to remember.
In recognition of their innovative approach, The Furrow Collective were awarded the accolade of 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ‘Best Group’, hot on the heels of the release in late 2016 of their second album, Wild Hog (also on Hudson Records).
The Furrow Collective tours extensively throughout the UK as well as in mainland Europe, delighting audiences with their uniquely beguiling approach to traditional song.
‘A bravely sparse and compelling new take on traditional songs… A quietly classy young folk band’ – The Guardian
‘The Furrow Collective have an air of immeasurable antiquity, while at the same time making the songs vibrantly new’. – R2
‘A mouth-watering collaboration’ **** – 4 Stars Mojo
‘One of the finest collaborative albums of the past few years’ – Folk Radio UK
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