Blair Dunlop, the award-winning British singer, songwriter and guitarist, has now released 3 albums 2 ep’s and toured widely around the globe. All of this in a short 4-year career is astounding alone but what sets Blair apart from his peers is the lyrical and musical maturity with which he writes.
Blair has now cemented his place as one of Britain’s most exciting talents to come from the folk scene. The Guardian stated that the ‘House Of Jacks’ proves Blair is ‘an increasingly adventurous songwriter’, Uncut reviewed it as ‘thoughtful and exploratory’, The Independent on Sunday described it as ‘fluent, lamentory and accomplished’ while Q Magazine wrote that House of Jacks is ‘an exciting glimpse of where traditional folk might go’.
“The busy crowd…is testament to Dunlop’s talents. Dunlop brings an air of tenacity while displaying a fine repertoire of well-crafted songs spanning traditional and contemporary. He’s determinedly taking the traditions of folk in his own direction”
THE INDEPENDENT – LIVE REVIEW
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Sam & Ben Arkut
Sam Arkut is a singer, songwriter and acoustic finger-style guitarist from Anlaby in East Riding of Yorkshire, near Hull. Widely regarded as an exceptional musician, Sam is gaining a strong following due to his beautifully crafted songs and his playing style, combining tapping, harmonics and playing percussion in a unique way to make his songs come to life.
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