Miranda Sykes, the acclaimed singer and bassist with ‘Show of Hands’ is returning to her roots with a solo tour and latest album. After a career spanning over 20 years, during which time she has played with many of the top musicians and singers within the folk world, she will be touring as she started out: One woman, one bass, and one guitar. BORROWED PLACES, released in 2017, is her debut solo album and draws its inspiration primarily from the songs and landscape of her native Lincolnshire but seen through the eyes of someone who has lived away for many years.
Musicians, composers and folk music scholars The Rheingans Sisters release their third album Bright Field on 23rd March 2018. Since their award winning album Already Home (2015) the duo have cemented their reputation as an unmissable live act on the folk and world music stage, captivating audiences across the UK, Europe and Australia.
South West favourites Joey The Lips will return to Sandy Park on March 23rd with their high energy funky soul, blues and disco revue.
The 10-piece band includes three vocalists, a driving rhythm section and a killer horn section and they have worked with Will Young and Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats and headlined many music festivals.
Your guide to what’s on in and around Exeter this bank holiday weekend (28 April – 1 May).
Richard Herring – The Best Friday, Exeter Northcott Theatre
Richard Herring, King of the Edinburgh Fringe, Metro columnist and the UK’s Podfather (RHLSTP, AIOTM) picks his favourite routines from his 12 one-man shows and crams them into 90 minutes for your delectation. https://exeternorthcott.co.uk