A highly original and energetic musical force just as likely to move you to tears as to move you to your feet.
Frequently referred to as one of the hardest working bands on the scene, The Shackleton Trio is gaining significant UK and International exposure, becoming an in demand name on the folk circuit. They have been featured on Mark Radcliffe's Radio 2 Folk Show and BBC Radio 4, with ★★★★★ reviews, and an appearance on Cambridge Folk Festival main stage alongside a host of UK and European festivals and international tours.
The trio feature Georgia Shackleton (fiddle, vocals), Aaren Bennett (guitar) and Nic Zuppardi (mandolin). Natural talents of the folk tradition, their self-penned material blends seamlessly with their imaginative yet authentic re-workings of traditional folk standards, influenced by British, American and Scandinavian folk traditions, with a regional twist from the group's native East Anglia.
The unique, distinctive songwriting style of Georgia Shackleton, combined with the vibrant instrumental brilliance of Aaren Bennett, Nic Zuppardi and Georgia’s pure and original voice have developed and matured through two critically acclaimed albums: The Dog Who Would Not Be Washed and new release Fen, Farm and Deadly Water.
Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh
London Folk Festival - POSTPONED
The Reindeer, Norwich
House Concert, Espergærde, Denmark
Overy Gamle, Smedie, Denmark
House Concert, White Mansion, Denmark
Victoria Theatre, Malmo, Sweden
Copenhagen Folk Club
Mechelen, de Floeren Aap, Belgium
Dranouter Folk Centrum, Belgium
Kingsland Clubhouse, Oostkampe, Belgium
Band Video and Photo: Simon Boosey