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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's 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.

★★★★★

Northern Sky

“Sparky, charismatic and intensely assured”

fRoots

"A great sound altogether"

Bruce MacGregor

BBC Radio Scotland

★★★★

R2 Magazine

​"the combined forces of the Trio deliver a stylish mix of material and influences with a direct and equal-handed commitment and tremendous panache"

FATEA

“a voice entirely of their own”

Mike Harding

 
 

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TOUR

The Ship Inn, Newton - CANCELLED

22 MAR

Pakefield Acoustic Music Day - CANCELLED

18 APRIL

Tasburgh Social Club, Norfolk - CANCELLED

24 APRIL

The Ribs Of Beef, Norwich - CANCELLED

03 MAY

Fairy Fair, Swaffham - CANCELLED

24-25 MAY

The Stanford Arms, Lowestoft

07 JUNE

Big River Festival, Dranouter, Holland

18-19 JULY

Foyer Folk, Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

02 OCT

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Photography by Sam J. Cook

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