Eliza Carthy, Sam Sweeney, David Delarre, Barn Stradling, Saul Rose, Beth Porter, Lucy Farrell, Willy Molleson, Andrew Waite, Laurence Hunt, Nick Malcolm, Adrien “Yen-Yen” Toulouse
Eliza Carthy is recording a brand new album with a brand new band, The Wayward Band - including members of Bellowhead, Mawkin, Blowzabella, Edward II, Emily Portman Trio, Peatbog Fairies, Dreams of Tall Buildings & Tyde. New album ‘The Big Machine’ is due for release in October 2016 and will feature traditional material, classics from Eliza’s back catalogue and new tunes.
Sam Sweeney (Bellowhead) – Fiddle
David Delarre (Mawkin) - Guitar
Barn Stradling (Soe’za, Blowzabella, Kings of Calicutt Eliza Carthy Band) – Bass
Saul Rose (Whapweasel,Edward II,Waterson:Carthy,Kings of Callicut) - Melodeon
Beth Porter (Eliza Carthy Band, Reg Meuross) – Cello
Lucy Farrell (Emily Portman Trio, solo) – Viola
Willy Molleson (Peatbog Fearies, Eliza Carthy Band, Kith & Kin) – Drums
Laurence Hunt (Dreams of Tall Buildings) – Percussion
Andrew Waite (Tyde) – Accordian/Keys
Nick Malcolm (Moonlight Saving Time) -Trumpet
Adrien “Yen-Yen” Toulouse (Fanfare Gonzo) - Trombone
Ground-breaking and multi-award winning singer and musician, Eliza Carthy, is recording a brand new album with a brand new band, The Wayward Band. No ordinary ensemble, The Wayward Band is bursting at the seams with some of the finest players in recent times, including members of Bellowhead, Mawkin, Blowzabella, Edward II, Emily Portman Trio, Peatbog Fairies, Dreams of Tall Buildings & Tyde.
‘The Big Machine’ by Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band, is due for release in October 2016 and will feature traditional material, as well as classics from Eliza’s back catalogue and new tunes.
“I care about holding my arms open to those that have nothing; I care about the great tradition of hospitality, freedom of thought and speech. I have never turned anyone from my door and would never turn anyone away from my shore. There is plenty for everyone; the fruit in our garden is good.”
“There is so much intelligence at play in these greatest hits… The audience don’t want it to end. And it shouldn’t end. This should be a show we can always have – ripping the roof off a marquee at the end of festivals. Because when Eliza Carthy is at her best there’s no one better. And this is Eliza Carthy at her best.”
FRoots, Live Review
“..the lady who kick-started the still remarkably healthy contemporary British folk scene is celebrating in style.”
***** The Guardian, Live Review
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