Come join us at the Cumberland and get the chance to see three of Newcastle’s female folk musicians, singers and songwriters.
Tickets £5 on the door
Jenny Lascelles is an eclectic singer-songwriter and pianist from Newcastle Upon Tyne. She has recently released her second independent album, ‘Backbone’ to positive reviews, and enjoys performing regularly throughout the North East, both as a solo artist and with her talented band.
Ceitidh Mac is a cello player and singer who combines the belly-warming tones of the cello with her voice, producing an original and intriguing sound. Joined by Will Hammond on Vibraphone and percussion, they will be creating an original blend of traditional folk music, as well as their own material using experimental techniques on cello and percussion.
//Holly Clarke Trio//
The Holly Clarke trio is a band that blends old timey music and folk music together to give traditional songs a new kick! On fiddle and voice we have Merle Harbron who’s influences range from Gypsy Jazz to Scottish traditional music, on five string Banjo and voice we have Bertie Armstrong who is steeped in the old timey banjo and singing tradition aswell as ballads and songs from the UK and Holly Clarke on vocals and guitar being influenced by the many song traditions from around the UK, Ireland and America!