Quartet who feature vocal harmonies and a rich mix of accordion, two violins, guitars, viola, harmonica, and piano. They have performed extensively and have just released a new CD. Original, contemporary and traditional English folk and roots music.
Suntrap are :
Paul Hoad (Vocals, Guitars and Harmonica)
Sarah Byers (Vocals, Accordion and Guitar)
Mary Wilson (Vocals and violin)
Nicola Davies (Vocals and violin)
Suntrap put their own innovative interpretations on old favourites, interspersing well-performed tunes with the verses, mixing exciting vocal harmonies and occasional richly textured stripped back solo a cappella. With their own original compositions written along similar lines.
Combining two fiddles, a couple of guitars, a whistle, an accordion, a harmonica and a bodhran with superb vocal harmonies they are truly one of the best folk bands around.
'Sweet Fast River'
Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer
South Bank Centre, London
Wednesday 1st February 12:30-2pm
CD now available on-line @ www.suntrap.org
Another widely acclaimed performer who has been on the scene for many years. Singer and guitarist, especially of traditional songs from the North East.
Double nomination in the BBC Folk Awards for 2 consecutive years. Following his nomination in 2003 as Best Folk Singer and Best Traditional song (with The Hush). Bob gained nominations in 2004 as Best Folk Singer plus Best Original song for his version of Chris Leslie's
"MyLove is in America" recorded on Bob's latest CD Borrowed Moments.