Friday 28th October 7:30PM
Janice Burns & Jon Doran
We have another great folk gig taking place this Friday 28th October. We welcome Anglo-Scottish duo, Janice Burns & Jon Doran, to the High Peak. The duo got together in 2017 after discovering a shared love of traditional music. They find their songs in archives that span the depths of our history; songs that, regardless of age, tell vivid stories about the nature of life, from the ethereal landscapes of ancient ballads to the urban rhythms of work songs.
Their compelling storytelling comes alive through tight vocal harmonies and sensitive interplay between mandolin and bouzouki, with arrangements that balance intricacy with energy. Their dynamic performances are a celebration of their own musical and geographic backgrounds, embracing the differences that connect them.
“The clarity and blend in their voices and their beautifully honed playing
captivated the sell-out audience at Folklub Newcastle to the point that you could
hear a pin drop. They have invested fully in their craft and their sound as a duo
and the results are breathtaking.”
Katie Doherty (Katie Doherty and the Navigators)
The duo met whilst studying folk and traditional music at Newcastle University, spending one year at the University of South-East Norway together. These experiences allowed them to hone their craft whilst expanding their audiences further beyond the UK. After three years of working together and performing in notable venues such as Sage Gateshead and Folklub Newcastle, they decided to record their debut EP.
Doors will open at 7pm, for the 7.30pm performance, and, as usual, there will be a well-stocked bar serving a range of drinks, including locally-brewed real ale, wine, cider, Prosecco, G&T and soft drinks.
Tickets are just £13 available from Spring Bank Arts Mon to Fri 9:30-12:30 01663 308202, online and on the door.
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