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Archive for December 2013

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Show of Hands

December 23rd 2013

Steve, Phil & Miranda and all the gang at Show of Hands wish a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to one and all. Thanks for your support and see you in 2014 on land & sea!
Steve & Phil

Steve on 6 Music tonight @ 10.30

December 21st 2013

Tom Robinson chats with Steve and plays a couple of tracks Tonight around 10.30 pm. Click here

As 2013 draws to a close see what 2014 holds for SOH

December 10th 2013

2013-12-05 20.46.42Well that’s the Autumn tour done & dusted and we’d like to thank all the fans old & new for their ongoing support and interest in what we do. After a well-earned break and time with family & friends over the Xmas period Steve, Phil and Miranda with Rex embark on a variety of solo tours and events, info below:

Steve’s ‘Grow Your Own Gig’ tour

Phil solo, band and Folk Boat tours

Miranda & Rex tour

The Autumn will see all three join forces again for another 2-3 month tour of theatres around the country.

Have a great Xmas everyone and we’ll see you out and about in 2014. Steve, Phil & Miranda.

Steve live on the radio

December 2nd 2013

Phil Beer and Steve Knightley of Show of HandsSteve was the guest of The Durbervilles on their BBC Radio Leeds show last night, ahead of the Leeds Town Hall gig this Thursday (5th).They gave first airings to ‘Are we Alright’ and ‘The Blue Cockade’ from the new DVD,as played live at Shrewsbury Festival 2012 and Steve played ‘The Hook of Love’ live. Listen again from 14 mins in 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

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