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Sad News

February 12th 2013

Steve, Phil, Miranda and all the Show of Hands team are shocked and saddened at the news that the tragic accident at GLive has now taken two lives. Paul McMullen, the highly regarded promoter, died at the scene and Trevor Grills, one of Fisherman’s Friends, died in hospital yesterday of severe head wounds. Our thoughts are with their families and friends.

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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"

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Nominated for Best Album 2016

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards