The Demon Barbers XL

This year the Demon Barbers bring their show The Lock-In to Broadstairs -  A clash of dance cultures set in an old English pub with live music by BBC Radio 2 award-winning folk powerhouse The Demon Barbers.

Some of the UK’s oldest forms of dance are brought bang up to date as they collide with some of the youngest in this exciting dance show.

The show sees a group of street dancers arrive at an apparently deserted pub.  Local rumour has it that The Fighting Cocks is the place to be ‘after hours’ but as the regulars arrive a clash of cultures turns into a dance floor stand-off.

The skill, speed and athleticism of the dancers on both sides soon wins the others over as the old and new are brought together in an exciting and dynamic dance-off. Sword dances are performed with snooker-cues, pub bouncers dance the Morris and B-boys flirt with clog girls. Meanwhile house band The Demon Barbers takes English Folk music on a new journey with friends Hip Hop, House, Funk and Ska and even says hello to Burlesque and Drum & Bass along the way!

Event Details
The Demon Barbers XL
Disco at the Tavern Dance Party

11th Aug 2017 at 11:00pm
Tickets: £11 Event tickets on sale to Friends of Folk Week from 1st February; on general sale from 1st May
The Demon Barbers XL
With:  Alden, Patterson and Dashwood & Tell Tale Tusk
12th Aug 2017 at 7:30pm
Tickets: £20 Event tickets on sale from 1st February for Friends of Folk Week, on general sale from 1st May