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WHISKY FIRESIDE AND TALES FROM THE ROAD- with The Mile Roses
Green Hammerton Village Hall Sunday 23rd September 7.30pm £12 full/ £10 concs/ £6 child Tickets 01423 339168 or www.badappletheatre.com
Cheers! Join The Mile Roses for an upbeat musical evening of songs of the road well travelled and songs of single malts. It’s contemporary British folk music with a nod to Nashville featuring soaring three part harmonies and a blend of guitars, fretless bass, mandolins and fiddles from Kate Bramley, Kari Macleod and Simon Haworth
Original songs with anecdotes, laughs and stories from our travels. Songs about whisky, songs about the long road home and songs that will warm the heart, soothe the soul and leave you with a smile on your face!
“It’s looking like a good year for the Roses” Folk Roots UK
“A new supergroup” FATEA
"The Mile Roses have built up a head of steam and are in demand…I have the greatest admiration for this line-up, unassuming and dedicated to what they are doing…the future looks bright.” FOLK NORTH WEST
THE MILE ROSES: CONTEMPORARY BRITISH FOLK WITH A NOD TO NASHVILLEBorn out of a musical interest in both British folk and the transatlantic connections to new country and Americana, this trio are now fast gaining a reputation across the UK folk scene. Their original songs and close three part harmonies are accompanied by guitars, fretless bass, cittern, mandolin and fiddles.Kate Bramley, Simon Haworth & Kari Macleod are three singer songwriters with eclectic and diverse roots yet somehow they seamlessly come together to create an utterly original and joyful sound. From haunting ballads to swinging country, celtic roots to driving folk choruses, this band are guaranteed to show audiences a good night out"The Mile Roses have built up a head of steam and are in demand…I have the greatest admiration for this line-up, unassuming and dedicated to what they are doing…the future looks bright.” FOLK NORTH WEST
Kate Bramley is a fine singer and instrumentalist, best known as fiddler and vocalist touring internationally for the North East folk band Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies, as well as the folk-bluegrass fusion band, Sweetgrass, based out of Montana, USA. She has one solo album on Tantobie Records 'Little Canaan'. She is also an established playwright celebrating 20 years of professional theatre touring with her own company in 2018.Guitarist and singer Simon Haworth (Fellside Records) played bass with Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies from July 1998 until March 2004 touring in Holland, Belgium, Denmark, Australia, USA and Canada as well as extensively across the UK. He also toured as accompanist with BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Carlene Anglim and top fiddle & Northumbrian Pipes duo, Tom McConville & Pauline Cato before forming a 4 year musical relationship with champion Northumbrian Piper Andy May. He also plays in top NE based ceilidh band Real to Reel.Kari Macleod is a virtuoso fiddler, unique singer and Americana-style songwriter originally from Tain in Ross-shire, now based in Newcastle, who released her much acclaimed debut solo album in 2016 with a series of concerts from her own band The Fugitives. She is a graduate of the Newcastle University Folk Music Degree course and is also a fine artist whose recent commissions include the original artwork for Jez Lowe's first novel 'The Dillen Doll' released in 2017.