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The Shackleton Trio are Georgia Shackleton (fiddle, vocals), Aaren Bennett (guitar) and Nic Zuppardi (mandolin, banjo). 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. With a highly original and energetic musical style, the trio has been a tour de force on the UK and international folk scene over the last six years. They have been featured on Mark Radcliffe's BBC Radio 2 Folk Show and BBC Radio 4, with five star reviews, and an appearance on Cambridge Folk Festival's main stage alongside a host of UK and European festivals and international tours.


‘Beguiling. Holds your attention and isn’t afraid to make you think’ 

- Northern Sky

‘Sparky, charismatic and intensely assured’ 

- fRoots


- R2 Magazine


‘A voice entirely of their own’ 

- Mike Harding

Upcoming Tour Dates

12 JAN

Norwich Arts Centre

Norwich, Norfolk

22 JAN

The Stables

Milton Keynes

31 JAN

The Green Note


10 FEB

Music At The Unicorn