Artree Live at South Hill Park

Tuesday 28th March

Artree Live

Tickets are selling fast for our hugely exciting Wilde Theatre show on the 28th , featuring Scottish traditional icons Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain.

Aly and Phil have become a national institution with their incomparable mastery of fiddle and accordion, bringing excellence in traditional music to venues across the country for over 30 years. This show will be a masterclass of musicianship, topped of with some hilarious banter.

It’s taken us some time and lots of negotiation to get these guys – so I hope you can all make it for what will be a memorable night of traditional folk music.

Tickets are £17.50. Call the box office on 01344 484123 or visit www.southhillpark.org.uk.

One of our all time favourites from 2008:

PAUL LIDDELL – MILESTONES AND MOTORWAYS

Paul Liddell is a tireless working musician/singer/songwriter/recording artist hailing from North East of England. He tours continually around the UK and I was reminded of his brilliance recently when he headlined one of our series of folking live concerts in Bracknell, Berkshire, UK.

Liddell’s forthcoming album ‘Milestones  And Motorways’, (due to be released on June 27) is a fiercely independent release in the troubadour style.

Milestones  And Motorways builds on the standard laid down on his previous release ‘Help Yourself Float’ from which the track ‘Ghost Car’ shown in the video below was taken.

The new album Milestones And Motorways takes in themes of self doubt, anger, conflict and resolution. Personal politics aren’t shied away from, but the overriding feeling isn’t that of a rant, but more of a personal exploration. Flavours of Neil Young and Jeff Buckley can be heard with some tracks reminded me vocally of a Seth Lakeman style of delivery.

Paul is an experienced live performer with an unstoppable work ethic, clocking up on average 20 gigs a month both solo and with his band ‘Delphians’ . Live, his singularly unique voice and unpretentious delivery combine with the use of live sampling, acoustic guitar percussion and layered vocal harmonies to provide a great platform for his wonderful songs to shine. Paul has also toured in Europe andAmerica.

Other artists Paul has shared billing with include Beth Rowley, Glenn Tilbrook (Squeeze), Karine Polwart, Polly Paulusma, Kathryn Tickell, Nick Harper, Nerina Pallot, Billy Bragg and Florence And The Machine.

Other notable achievements include making it through to the final 10 of Q Magazine’s Glastonbury competition, being named as the hardest working, most gigging songwriter of 2010 by the PRS, and selling over 3000 albums and EPs solely at live performances.

If you would like to download a copy of the track or just listen to snippet of it then click on the banner link below to be taken to our associated partner Amazon’s website. Buying through Amazon on folking.com helps us to recover a small part of our running costs, so please order anything you need as every little purchase helps us.

Go and discover Paul Liddell further at www.paulliddell.com and experience an artist in the bloom of their creativity. Darren Beech