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19:14 - 22:04

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Treebeard

Genre

Celtic folk-rock

Description

Treebeard have been a popular attraction on the pub, festival & beer festival circuit for many years now, with regular appearances at Sheffield, Derby, Tamworth, Newark, Stockport, Lincoln, Stoke & Barnsley festivals, as well as Earls Court for the Great British Beer Festival, and the Cropredy fringe. In 2017 the band played at Rockstock & Barrel, Holmfirth Folk Festival, Altrincham, Marlpool & Hope Valley Beer Festivals, Sheffield's Sharrow & Peace in the Park Festivals, Worrall, Festival8, Farmer Phil's, Solfest, Tramlines, Lancaster and Whitwell Festivals.

The band play lively Celtic folk-rock; traditional & original songs & tunes on a variety of acoustic instruments, always guaranteed to get an audience up & dancing.

They describe their style as 'Heavy Wood', releasing a first CD of that name in 2002, and a second CD 'Reel Ale’ in 2010. Their video for 'Over The Hills' has won the runner up prize in the 2 weeks 2 make it filmmaking competition 2011, as well as attracting over 220,000 youtube views.

The band have been through a number of line-up changes over the years and are currently led by founder member Chris McMahon (of Haze, Strongheart, Silverwheel, Outlandish Knights, etc), with long time flautist/fiddler Ceri Ashton (Cadellin, Mother of Crows, Jabberwocky, Outlandish Knights), and new members; percussionist James Howe (Bellhagg Orkestar, Silver Darlings), singer/songwritier Rob Lowdon (Jabberwocky, Broadsword) and singer/guitarist Paul Pearson.

We have just released a new CD 'New Leaves', available at the concerts, our website and to download/stream from itunes, bandcamp, amazon etc.

Sheffield Folk Train

Venue Type

Train

Description

Sheffield to Edale return journey held monthly with live music en-route and between trains at the Rambler Inn, Edale.

The outbound train is the 19:14 Manchester train from Sheffield with a return on the 21:29 from Edale. Returning to Sheffield at 22:04.

Sponsored by The Rambler Country Inn, Edale, Northern Rail and High Peak and Hope Valley Community Rail Partnership (HPHVCRP). Organised by South Riding Folk Arts Network.

The cost of the trip is the standard rail ticket charge.

Parking is available at Sheffield station, however, there is a charge.

Please purchase a rail ticket as normal and check departure boards for departure platform details.

Sheffield Station, Sheaf St.,

Sheffield,

S1 2BP,

Admission Fee: £7.40

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