Folkworks: Will Pound's Through the Seasons

Sage Two

Please note change of start time, from 5pm to 2pm

A celebration of the year in folk dance, ‘Through the Seasons’ gives audiences a chance to experience three exceptional musicians showcase beautiful arrangements of traditional dance tunes and songs, with Will’s innovative and playful style from all the joy of a summer’s festival to the thrill of a winter’s fireside rapper sword-dance.

‘A flat out genius harmonica player.’ MARK RADCLIFFE (BBC Radio 2)

Will is joined by Benji Kirkpatrick (Bellowhead, Faustus, The Transports) and Ross Grant (Inlay). Debs Newbold weaves a captivating story through the music with a vibrancy and power that will leave audiences enthralled.

‘Virtuoso melodeon.’ FROOTS MAGAZINE

Together Will and his collaborators bring the Morris and folk dance year to life, creating a unique and powerful experience in English culture for audiences of all ages.

‘A staggeringly brilliant performance.’ FOLK RADIO (Ignite 2016)

Joining Will on tour are…

Debs Newbold (writer and storyteller)

‘Terrific…brilliantly igniting our imaginations.’ Patrick Spottiswoode, Shakespeare’s Globe

Benji Kirkpatrick (Bellowhead, Faustus, The Transports) on bouzouki, banjo, mandolin and vocals.

‘Everything that’s best in modern traditional music’ ACOUSTIC (on Faustus)

Ross Grant (Inlay) on violin and vocals.

‘Contemplative folk that looks backwards to move forwards’ SONGLINES

With audiovisual design from David Parker.

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