Gigspanner Big Band

Gigspanner Big Band

Wednesday 27 November 2019

Times: 7.30pm

Prices: £22 including £1 booking fee

Venue: The Apex

Booking information


Wednesday 27 November 2019, 7.30pm


This event is promoted by The Apex in association with Milkmaid Folk

Event details

As a trio, Gigspanner, formed by multi-award winning fiddle player Peter Knight (ex-Steeleye Span), has established a reputation as one of the most genuinely ground-breaking forces on the British folk scene.

Periodically, the pairing of two acts, each with their own unique identity, produces an electrifying force that is even greater than the impressive sum of its parts.

BBC Folk Award winners (Best Duo) Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin are described by The Guardian as being "Subtle, bravely original...a combination of virtuosity, intensity and charisma."

Taking self-penned material along with music rooted in the British Isles and beyond, their appearances together as the Gigspanner Big Band are a rare, but highly sought after affair, thanks to performances of dazzling musicianship and arresting on-stage chemistry.

"They don't play together very often, but when they do it's spectacular" - R2 Magazine

Visit the band's website here or here.

Starts: 7.30pm
Tickets: £22*
Venue: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

*Includes £1 booking fee

This event is promoted by The Apex in association with Milkmaid Folk.


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