The Shackleton Trio take their new album on tour

The Shackleton Trio

Following a busy summer of UK and European Festivals, The Shackleton Trio will be taking their new release on the road. The Shackleton Trio features fiddle player Georgia Shackleton alongside guitarist Aaren Bennett and mandolinist Nic Zuppardi. Together they play an exciting blend of folk, Americana, and self-penned material instrumentally influenced by British, American and Scandinavian folk traditions, with a regional twist from their native East Anglia. Following the success of their debut album The Dog Who Would Not Be Washed, they are excited to announce brand new release Fen, Farm And Deadly Water, which is already receiving extensive airplay and high praise.

Recorded at Grange Farm Studios in the heart of the Norfolk Fenlands, the album continues to showcase the band’s eclectic musical background. Locally sourced material includes a Fenland song from pig farmer Fred Rooke, the haunting 1611 poem ‘Powte’s Complaint’, as well as the Ancient Cry Of The Radish Boys At Great Yarmouth. The album also showcases the trio’s instrumental prowess, with original compositions ‘The Stanford’ and ‘Bolton Lodge’, alongside Karen Tweed’s ‘Only Viveka’, and Swedish polska ‘The Penknife Killer’. Original songs by Georgia top off an impressively varied yet coherent album that seamlessly blends a broad musical palette.

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Tour Dates

The Slaughtered Lamb, London 13/10/2018
The Musician, Leicester 15/10/2018
Great Knight Folk Club, Northampton 16/10/2018
Tower Of Song, Birmingham 17/10/2018
Orpington Folk Club 18/10/2018
Cafe #9, Sheffield 19/10/2018
Barnoldswick Arts Centre, Lancashire 21/10/2018
Loughton Folk Club 25/10/2018
The Bell Inn, Bath 29/10/2018
Bradford Upon Avon Folk Club 30/10/2018
Hyde Tavern, Winchester 02/11/2018
FATEA Festical, Bournemouth 03/11/2018
Bracknell Folk Club 06/11/2018
Tasburgh Village Hall, Tasburgh 09/11/2018
Cambridge Junction, Cambridge 10/11/2018
Atherstone Folk Club 21/11/2018
Great British Folk Festival, Skegness 02/12/2018