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Archive for November 2010

Covers 2 – First review!

November 27th 2010

Our first online review is on Spiral Earth.

“Covers 2 is the sound of one of the finest duos in English roots music having a blast; it’s impossible not to be swept along with them”

Steve on the radio…

November 26th 2010

Steve live on BBC Radio Bristol Drivetime with Ben Prater 6.25pm this evening (Friday 26 Nov) talking about Sunday’s upcoming Colston Hall Show and plans for 2011.

Covers 2 – update

November 22nd 2010

The new CD is now in stock and selling really well both at the gigs and from our onlne shop. All of the pre-orders have been despatched so if you’ve ordered a copy and you haven’t received it yet it should turn up in the next day or two.
We’ve added a player link – have a listen to samples from three of the tracks.

‘Covers 2? NEW CD just arrived

November 17th 2010

The new CD has arrived and will be on sale at Salisbury (17 Nov) and all the gigs throughout the rest of the Concert tour.
All the orders placed via the Online Shop will be despatched over the next few days.

SOH on the radio…

November 10th 2010

AVAILABLE ON BBC iPlayer: BBC Cambridge BBC Manchester

Steve & Phil be on the Sue Dougan in the Afternoon show on BBC Radio Cambridge today (Wed 10 Nov) after 3.15pm.

You can then hear Phil on the John Barnes Evening Show on BBC Radio Manchester and BBC Radio Lancashire at 11pm tonight. John will be interviewing Phil and playing a track from the forthcoming Covers 2 CD.



The Long Way Home

The landmark new release sees the band returning to their musical folk roots.

‘Immaculately packaged, beautifully produced, finely recorded' and ‘a thoughtful album of warm shades and lower temperature that sounds surprisingly…well…folkie’ - Colin Irwin, fRoots

Order your copy direct from us or here:


Show of Hands are undeniably one of the strongest current forces in acoustic music - England's finest and most popular roots duo and something of a "people's band".

"Formidable operators in the roots arena. A class act"

The Independent

Nominated for Best Album 2016

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards