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Archive for September 2011

Upcoming shows: Derby Folk Festival

September 30th 2011

Show of Hands with Miranda headline the Saturday night (8th October) of Derby Folk Festival, held at the Assembly Rooms in the centre of Derby. Also on the bill are Nancy Kerr & James Fagan and Welsh tyros Calan. Weekend, Day and Evening Tickets are available from venue box office: 01332 255800 and online here

Phil Beer update: Phil’s solo gig in Barnstaple

September 30th 2011

…at Queen’s Theatre Weds 5th October has been moved from the Studio space into the main theatre due to popular demand. Tickets available from Queens Theatre box office: 01271 324242 / /

Live streaming of Steve Knightley solo gig

September 29th 2011

Edited highlights of Steve’s sold-out gig at Shrewsbury’s The Hive October 1st are available to watch here

Newsletter 11

September 26th 2011

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September 26th 2011

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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

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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