Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening and Falasgair
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Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening explore the connecting threads of music, landscape and people over a period of almost 2000 years with glorious vocal harmonies and the wildest of piping!
About Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening and Falasgair
Based in the shadow of Hadrian’s Wall yet reaching out to the wider world, Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening explore the connecting threads of music, landscape and people over a period of almost 2000 years. Songs range from themes of freedom, nature and venturing out into the world after times of darkness, to a Roman inscription with links to Libya and Syria magnetically pulled into the 21st century with glorious vocal harmonies and the wildest of piping.
Named after the old Northumbrian word for twilight, The Darkening is made up of four North-East England-based members: Kathryn Tickell (Northumbrian smallpipes, fiddle, vocals), Amy Thatcher (accordion, synth, clogs, vocals), Kieran Szifris (octave mandolin), Joe Truswell (drums, percussion); with Josie Duncan from the Isle of Lewis (vocals, clarsach). Together these dazzling musicians create musical magic; dynamic and unique “Ancient Northumbrian Futurism”.
Falasgair, from the Isle of Skye, ignited their journey as a band with a hometown gig at Skye Live in 2022. Playing a mix of traditional, contemporary, and self-penned tunes, their sound is spearheaded by Macaulay Ross on fiddle, whistle and bagpipe duo Dougal McKiggan and Finn MacPherson, reinforced by a strong backline consisting of Ben Muir on keyboard, Caetano Hayes Pelletti on guitar and bouzouki, and Eoghainn Beaton on bodhran.
“Imagine the exquisite playing of Ross Ainslie combined with the pace and stomp of Talisk… true war music.” (The Folky Gibbon)
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