India Electric Co. headline Downend Folk Club's June concert
Doors 7.30pm; Music 7.45pm
Sometimes folk, sometimes not. India Electric Company use traditional instruments in contemporary styles to explore diverse themes from Eastern Europe, Irish traditions and modern urban alienation to end up with something “quirky and glittery - a veritable musical magpie’s nest.” - BBC Radio 3.
After releasing their debut debut album The Girl I Left Behind Me in 2015 they began extensively supporting and accompanying Midge Ure throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Scandinavia.
With recent live sessions on BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music, performances at Glastonbury and Cambridge Folk Festival, the duo are embarking on their own unique headline tours in association with the award winning Churches Conservation Trust and EFDSS (English Folk Dance and Song Society). A full studio album will be released in Spring 2020 to follow on from their innovative trilogy of EPs EC1M, Seven Sisters & Tablelands.
**** “Exceptional talents.”- Songlines Magazine
“This is sublime! If your troubles don’t melt away when you hear IEC then nothing will shift them. Beautiful, magical.” - Jeremy Vine
“Fresh and gobsmacking!” - Tom Robinson, BBC 6 Music