Spiro 2016

Venue: South Street (Directions)

Sat 26 Nov, 20:00

Door time: 7.30pm

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BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016 nominees for The Best Original Track Award for 'The Vapourer'

Songlines World Music Award 2016 nominees

Signed to Real World Records by Peter Gabriel, Spiro have redefined English folk music with their very special blend of Northumbrian traditional tunes and systems music.  They have since performed at festivals in the UK, Europe, Canada, India and UAE, and have toured throughout the UK in support of four albums on Real World Records. They attract fanatical enthusiasm from their increasing audiences who to follow their performances with an almost religious awe.  Their approach to their music is unique, breathtaking and seems impossible, even as you watch it.

Ticket information

Tickets £16, £14 members

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Reviews

  • 'One of the most imaginative acoustic groups around..incredible.'

    Mark Radcliffe, The Folk Show, BBC Radio 2
  • 'Violin, guitar, mandolin and accordion-like planets orbit each other and emerge by turns into the light' ****

    Financial Times
  • 'Experimental folk-influenced acoustic music...a subtle but exhilarating band.' ****

    The Guardian

Venue info

South Street

21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU

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Contact: 0118 937 3456 (administration) or 0118 960 6060 (Box Office)

Box office is open at South Street Arts Centre on performance days one hour before the show (subject to availability)

Phone lines open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm