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Archive for February 2012

Show of Hands’ “Roots” to feature on BBC Folk On 2 trail

February 23rd 2012

SOH’s award-nominated “Roots” will feature as the backing track on a new “Folk on 2” promotional trail on BBC Radio 2 from today.

Promoting BBC Radio 2’s folk coverage – from Celtic Connections to the Radio 2 Folk Awards – the trail starts today at around 11.50am and will be scheduled throughout daytime programmes over the next week, including this evening’s Bob Harris Country show.

Listen out!

Royal Albert Hall ticket update

February 19th 2012

If you don’t already have your tickets for 7th April it’s worth checking the Royal Albert Hall website. Some of the tickets which were originally set aside by the Hall for their members have now been released for sale in the Arena area and in the Stalls.



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