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Feast of Fiddles

Feast of Fiddles embarks on its 25th annual spring tour in 2018 and will be returning to the Neeld Community and Arts Centre after a sell out show in 2017! The band that has been variously likened to a “group of geography teachers” or “Bellowhead with bus passes!” doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. A band of musical friends that puts on a show of huge dynamic range performed with passion, joy and a liberal dose of fun. It all started at a folk club but has become 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 (Bully Wee), Tom Leary (Zeus) and Garry Blakeley (Band of Two) add the large range of fiddle playing styles to the rock back-line of guitars, keyboards, sax and accordion – all held together by legendary drummer Dave Mattacks. A live music entertainment like no other which is guaranteed to be enjoyed by event the most doubting of friends dragged along!

“Absolutely awesome!” – Sue Marchant, BBC East

“Britain’s fiddling supergroup” – Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

“The best fiddle players of a generation” – fRoots

Standard ticket £21

A £1 booking fee will be added to every ticket

Please note: tickets are non-refundable.

Date: 23 April 2018
Time: 19:30
Organiser: Neeld Community and Arts Centre
Location: Neeld Community and Arts Centre, High Street, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3ER (Map link)

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