Music: Rob Harbron and Emma Reid
Friday 12 October
Rob Harbron (English concertina, guitar, voice) and Emma Reid (fiddle, viola, voice) are renowned instrumentalists and compelling performers. Together they draw on their shared roots in English traditional music, but also introduce other styles and traditions, including those of Emma’s motherland, Sweden.
The essence of their collaboration is about bringing the dance tunes of England to life, with the vitality, swing, and lift at the heart of each tune. This is honest, upbeat music ideally suited to our acoustic setting, where you can enjoy the spontaneous harmonies and intricate interactions between the players and their dialogue with the audience.
“Both players like to delve deeply into the music they play, perhaps playing an English tune we’ve heard a hundred times before, but drawing out beauty and nuances not touched upon by more boisterous players” The Living Tradition
The duo has released two albums New Dogs, Old Tricks (2006) and Flock & Fly (2015).
£10 / £7
Venue: Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LA
Booking: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone 01453 837537
Text 07977 174729
Payment: Please note we do not have card payment facilities at this time. Payment may be made by cash or cheque payable to Ruskin Mill College. Concessionary rate tickets are available for those under 25 years of age.
Parking at Ruskin Mill is only for disabled visitors. We strongly advise, where possible, that you walk the short distance from Nailsworth, where the nearest available public car park is next to the Town Hall as you turn onto the Old Bristol Road towards Horsley. For evening and weekend events, parking is available at Brookdale, 50 yards before Ruskin Mill on the left - bring a torch! The entrance is between large hedges on either side.
Parking is also available at Horsley Mill 400 yards after Ruskin Mill on the left.
Please do not use Gigg Mill.
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