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Saturday 22nd February 2020

Rough Island Band: 10th anniversary tour

— Bristol Folk House
Rough Island Band are a contemporary folk quartet who have been creating original music inspired by the Isles of Scilly since 2009.
price: Headfirst Tickets


For their tenth anniversary, the band have re-recorded and re-imagined their debut album ‘Sou’wester Sessions’ in its entirety, including live favourites ‘Church On The Beach’ and ‘Conger Reels.’

Recorded in their home studio on the tiny island of St. Agnes, ‘Sou’wester Sessions Revisited’ captures the musicianship and friendship of a band who have spent a decade playing music together. Band members Piers, John, James and Joe are joined on the album by various family members, including Giles Lewin on fiddle.

Having expanded their sound world to include electronica, ambient music and spoken word, Rough Island Band craft a distinctive musical voice which will connect you to the places, people and stories of the Isles of Scilly.

For their 10th anniversary tour, the band will be playing songs and tunes from across their back catalogues, which also includes the albums ‘Where To’ (2010), ‘On All Sides’ (2014) and ‘This Island of Yours’ (2017).

‘Fresh, energetic and blessed with a light touch’ - Spiral Earth

‘A band that is totally happy within it’s own skin’ - Fatea

‘Thank you. You are wonderful’ - Judi Dench

Doors open 19:30
Show starts 20:00

To book tickets please call our ticket line on:
0117 926 2987
Or pop into the Folk House and buy them from reception.

Box office opening times:
Monday to Thursday 09:00 - 21:00
Friday to Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Closed Sundays
Non-term time lines open Monday to Thursday 09:00 - 17:00

How to find us
40a Park Street

Unfortunately we have no wheel chair access or facilities
Tickets are non-refundable
Unreserved seating (seating is available at all gigs)

The Folk House sells all tickets on behalf of the organisers, promoters and artists.
Tickets may be available from other ticket outlets. Please see individual gig information.
An admin fee is included on all ticket prices sold by the Folk House.
Tickets may be available on the door (unless sold out). Please bring the right change.
Set times and support acts information may only be available on the night.
Under 12’s go free. Under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
The café/bar opens from 7.30pm – 11.00pm and 7.30pm - 10.30pm on a Sunday (unless stated otherwise). The café only serves bar snacks in the evening and not a full menu.

Artist Videos:

Rough Island Band - Church on the Beach (Live in the Glasshouse)

Artist Audio:

Rough Island band
Pulling A Rope - Rough Island Band
You Can Call Me Al - Rough Island Band
Sevenstones - Rough Island Band
Midsummer Bonfire Tansys Golowan - Rough Island Band
Periglis Slipjig (Live at Old Town Inn) - Rough Island Band
Turk's March/Spanish Ladies (Live at Old Town Inn) - Rough Island Band
Hagenes (Live at Old Town Inn) - Rough Island Band
The Rough Island Band

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