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Soundhouse: The Rachel Newton Band

Soundhouse: The Rachel Newton Band
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This is the sound of modern Scotland, as surely as draws on folklore and tradition, Newton's singing and harp at the heart of a singular vision.
The Herald

Details

    Start date12 Jun 2017
    End date12 Jun 2017
  • Tickets£11

    Soundhouse Residency at the Traverse Theatre

    Founder member of The Furrow Collective, The Emily Portman Trio and The Shee, singer and harpist Rachel Newton also writes and performs her own solo material, releasing albums The Shadow Side in 2012 and Changeling in 2014.

    Her own new 5-piece line up featuring Sarah Hayes (keys and vocals) and Michael Owers (trombones) alongside her usual trio with Lauren MacColl (fiddle/viola) and Mattie Foulds (drums) performs songs in English and Scottish Gaelic alongside original instrumental compositions.

    As well as voice and harp, Rachel also plays fiddle and viola and has worked across a range of performance platforms including theatre and storytelling. A skilled collaborator, Rachel also recently started working with Scottish/Norwegian band Boreas and was one of the eight musicians to work on The Elizabethan Session project.

    Her most recent album Here’s My Heart Come Take it was released in April 2016 to critical acclaim.

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    Dates & Times
    Mon 12 Jun, 8pm

    Tickets
    £11

    See our Box Office page for full pricing and booking information. 

    Venue 
    Traverse Bar Café

    • This is the sound of modern Scotland, as surely as draws on folklore and tradition, Newton's singing and harp at the heart of a singular vision.
      The Herald
     
     

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