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New Roots Night 1 with Burdock, and Nancy Potts
September 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm(minimum donation) £7.00
A singer & fiddler, Nancy was brought up firmly in the folk world. The daughter of celidh musicians and Morris dancers, she specialises in playing for dancing and sings a variety of songs both for performance and social settings.
She has played and called celidhs and has been a musician for Morris Offspring. She had a lead part in a show called “Canals of Old England” which combined song, music and storytelling. She also teaches with “Shooting Roots”.
Burdock are Shona Nash, Anna Nash and Ellie McCann.
They all come from musical families that exposed them to a variety of different musical genres from folk to jazz and country to rock. Inspired by artists from each genre, their music leans toward a more contemporary folk sound, and is inspired by the likes of Johnny Cash, I’m with Her, Switchfoot, Paul Simon, First Aid Kit and Chris Stapleton.
Anna plays guitar, Ellie switches between mandolin & banjo and Shona plays bass, They all share the singing, using three part harmonies to draw it all together.