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The Carrivick Sisters in Concert

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The Carrivick Sisters are one of the UK's top young bluegrass and folk acts. Twins Laura and Charlotte perform their original songs and instrumentals along with a few carefully chosen covers on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, and clawhammer banjo. Their busy touring schedule is rapidly building them a reputation for engaging and entertaining live performances with tight sibling vocal harmonies and multi-instrumental virtuosity. Having grown up in South Devon, an area rich in folk lore and legends, much of their original material is inspired by their local surroundings and history. As well as touring all over the UK, the Carrivick Sisters have performed at major festivals in Canada and mainland Europe. They have released four CDs to much critical acclaim, with "From the Fields" having been played on national radio. Their fifth, "Over the Edge" was released in October 2013. The Carrivick Sisters first started performing as a duo in 2006, originally as buskers before starting to play more and more proper gigs, turning professional when they left school in 2007. In 2007 they won the South West Buskerís and Street Entertainerís Competition, gaining themselves their first spot at Glastonbury Festival. In 2008 Laura achieved 2nd place at the RockyGrass Fiddle Contest in America. The Carrivick Sisters were finalists in the prestigious BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Awards 2010 and were named Band/Duo of the Year in the 2011 FATEA Awards. Most recently Charlotte won first place in both Old-time banjo and fiddle at FOAOTMAD's festival in Gainsborough 2012.

Start date:
22 November 2017
End date:
22 November 2017
Location:
Hollingwood Hub,
Chesterfield,
Derbyshire,
S43 2PF
Artforms:
Roots/Bluegrass
Event type:
To Be
Cost:
£10.00 Standard

Contact details

Contact:
Chesterfield Canal Trust
Telephone number:
01246 477 569

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