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11th - 18th August 2017
Jacob & Drinkwater have been called ‘stand out new Folk' by BBC6 Music and ‘inventive and thrilling’ by R2 Magazine. Their November indie release ‘ The Burning Low EP ’ has garnered airplay and glowing reviews from such quarters as Radio 2 ’s Folk Show, BBC 6's Tom Robinson, Amazing Radio, BBC Introducing, BBC Bristol, FRUK, Fatea, Spiral Earth, Louder Than War and Whispering Bob TV.
Singer- songwriter Tobias ben Jacob first received wider acclaim as part of The Roots Union with BBC Folk Award winners Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin including playing live at Maida Vale Studios and recording in Nashville, Tennessee. After a few years out from musiche returned with the 2014 release ’The St Sidwells Session ’ and a run of summer festivals including Glastonbury and Larmer Tree. His hnest and original songwriting weaves in themes of love, memory, adversity and hope; ranging from the nostalgic images of a Northern childhood 'in the shadow of a burnt out mill' (Two Wanderers In 1980 ’s Clothes) to the trials and adventures of 21st Century life ‘Oh let me breathe, let me fly, let me live a polyphonic life’(A Polyphonic Life.)
Lukas Drinkwater is rightly referred to as ‘ one of busiest musicians in the UK. ’ In demand as a performer and session player in the worlds of folk and jazz he has featured on many acclaimed albums. Currently touring with Ange Hardy, he has also worked with 3 Daft Monkeys, Jim Causley, Lack of Afro, Lucy Ward, Tankus TheHenge, Sam Kelly, The Little Unsaid and more.
Tobias ben Jacob and Lukas Drinkwater
14th Aug 2017 at 2:30pm
|Tickets: £6 Box Office opens 1st May. Advance booking for Friends of Folk Week open now|
With: Stillhouse & Tobias ben Jacob and Lukas Drinkwater
13th Aug 2017 at 7:30pm
|Tickets: £21 Event tickets on sale from 1st February for Friends of Folk Week, on general sale from 1st May|