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Archive for November 2012

Wake The Union tour update

November 15th 2012

This week’s gigs got off to a flyer at Ipswich Corn Exchange last night. Tonight (Thu 15 Nov) we’re at The Orchard Dartford followed by two other venues new to us White Rock Theatre Hastings on Friday, G Live Guildford Saturday (selling fast) and then revisit the Waterside Theatre Aylesbury on Sunday.

SOH interview with Mike Harding 7 Nov

November 6th 2012

Hear the guys’ interview with Mike Harding on BBC R2 Wednesday evening 7th November.
With chat about the making of the new album Wake The Union and airplay for some of the tracks the show start at 7pm and will be available on Listen Now for 7 days afterwards. Click here

Wake The Union airplay on BBC R3

November 2nd 2012

More airplay for Wake The Union tonight (Fri 2 Nov) on World On 3 presented by Mary Ann Kenendy. Thanks Mary. Click here



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