An act right at the top of British folk music

Show of Hands
Show of Hands

Folk act Show of Hands is appearing at the White Rock Theatre, Hastings, tonight (Friday.

The band celebrates 20 years of a partnership that has put them right at the top of British folk. Three times winners of BBC Folk Awards (Best Live Act, Best Duo, Best Original Song), their captivating music dips and dives through roots, rock, blues, country and trad folk - an unmistakable signature sound played out on a wealth of instruments from slide guitar to mandocello, fiddle to South American cuatro, with each gig promising a memorable, harmony-rich programme of punch-packing original songs.

The band comprises Phil Beer, who can, as The Scotsman observed, “play nearly every stringed instrument known to man”,Steve Knightley, described as “one of England’s greatest singer songwriters”, and the double-bass and beautiful vocals of the talented Miranda Sykes, now almost a third member of the band.

Visit whiterocktheatre.org.uk or call the box office on 01424 462288.