Saturday 22nd April 2017 at The County Hotel, 1-5 High Street, Selkirk, Scottish Borders TD7 4BZ
“Boundless songwriting and exquisite harmonies that truly shine” (***** The Guardian)
With a personal invite from Billy Bragg to play Glastonbury, sessions on 6 Music and Radio 2, a five star live review and feature in The Guardian, O’Hooley & Tidow are regarded as ‘one of British folk’s mightiest combinations’ (Mojo). Their latest album, ‘Shadows’ is the follow up to groundbreaking album ‘The Hum’, which earned them a place in Mojo’s Top 10 Folk Albums of 2014 and a nomination for ‘Best Duo’ in last year’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
Having the originality and skill to invite comparison with the most celebrated harmony duos, from early Simon and Garfunkel to the iconic Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Belinda and Heidi’s powerful, deeply moving, and soulful performances are infused with an honesty and empathy that will disarm the hardest of heart.
A MOJO MAGAZINE TOP 10 FOLK ALBUM OF 2016
“England’s answer to the McGarrigles.” (* * * * * THE GUARDIAN)
“Insightful, determinedly left-field angles on the human experience.” (* * * * MOJO Folk Album of the Month)
“Have Belinda and Heidi done it again? Certainly.” (* * * * * R2)
“Dense, complex, beautifully performed.” (* * * * SONGLINES)
“A fine study of human emotion.” (* * * * EDS)
“One of the most vital and experimental acts on the folk circuit and beyond.” (FOLK RADIO UK)
Tickets £14, available online or from the venue by phone 01750-721233 (card bookings incur 50p card transaction fee). Tickets will be reserved for collection on the night.
15% discount off hotel restaurant meals for String Jam ticket holders 6-7 pm (advance table reservation advised).
DOORS OPEN 7.30
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String Jam Club @ County Hotel
Phone:01750 721 233