Feast of Fiddles

Feast of Fiddles Silver Jubilee Tour

Event Date: 
28/03/2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Corn Exchange, Market Street, Exeter, EX1 1BW

The Feast of Fiddles band-waggon trundles merrily on in its Silver Jubilee year. Born in Nettlebed on Valentine’s Day 1994 as a one off special concert, Feast of Fiddles has done 25 spring tours, 24 festivals and has 7 CDs to its name. Not bad for a bunch of old folk-rockers! This is a band of friends that puts on a show of huge dynamic range performed with passion, joy and a liberal dose of fun. Fiddlers Peter Knight (Gigspanner, Steeleye Span), Chris Leslie (Fairport Convention), Brian McNeill (Battlefield Band), Ian Cutler (Bully Wee), Tom Leary (Lindisfarne) and Garry Blakeley (Band of...

Feast of Fiddles

Event Date: 
08/04/2015 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Corn Exchange, Market Street, Exeter

Feast of Fiddles reach 21 years old in 2015 and this group of musical friends take to the road again to entertain their growing legion of fans with a show of huge dynamic range, passionate and joyful playing and a liberal dose of fun.

What started as a daft idea for a folk club night has grown into a folk-rock institution with six CDs to their name, several festival appearances and sell out shows up and down the UK.

Typically, fiddlers Peter Knight (Steeleye Span), Chris Leslie (Fairport Convention), Phil Beer (Show of Hands), Brian McNeill (Battlefield Band), Ian Cutler (...

Renowned fiddle players to perform in Exeter

Authored by Caitlin Clark
Posted: Sun, 03/30/2014 - 8:31am

Some of the most legendary names in folk will be joining forces for Feast of Fiddles landmark 21st birthday tour, with a performance even lined up on Wednesday 9th April at Exeter's Corn Exchange.

The celebrated 11-piece collective founded and led by accordionist/frontman Hugh Crabtree are marking their milestone 21st year with a 14-date tour between April 7-20. Hugh said:

“What started as a somewhat daft idea for a folk club night has grown into a folk-rock institution with six CDs to its name, several key festival appearances and sell-out shows the length and breadth of...

Feast of Fiddles

Event Date: 
09/04/2014 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Corn Exchange, Market Street, Exeter

2014 marks the 21st year this group of musical friends have taken to the road to entertain their growing legion of fans with a show of huge dynamic range, passionate and joyful playing and a liberal dose of fun. What started as a daft idea for a folk club night has grown into a folk-rock institution with six CDs to their name, several festival appearances and sell out shows up and down the UK.

Fiddlers Peter Knight (Steeleye Span), Chris Leslie (Fairport Convention), Phil Beer (Show of Hands), Brian McNeill (Battlefield Band), Ian Cutler (Bully Wee), Tom Leary (Zeus) and Garry...

Feast of Fiddles - 20th Annual Tour

Event Date: 
03/04/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Corn Exchange

2013 sees the 20th outing of this band of friends which promises a new album launch, a booklet about the band's history as well as the usual glorious live show.

It all started in a folk club as a bit of an idea in 1993 and has developed into a UK folk-rock institution.

Six of the country's best fiddle players front a cracking band of guitars, keyboards, sax and accordion. It's all held together by the grandfather of folk-rock drumming - Dave Mattacks.

The show includes solos, original and traditional songs, a few iconic rock references and theme tunes plus...