Flook + Support

Don't miss the incredible Flook at Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival on Saturday 8th July 2023

Saturday July 8th 2023 – Doors open at 7:00pm
Festival Marquee

Ticket Quantity
Adult (Over 25's)
£20.00
General admission for over 25's to Flook + Support
Adult (Over 65's)
£17.50
General admission for over 65's to Flook + Support
Young Person (12-25's)
£15.00
General admission for 12-25's to Flook + Support
Child (Under 12's)
Free
General admission for under 12's to Flook + Support

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Taking inspiration from their roots in the Irish and English traditions, Flook have an enviable trademark sound, weaving and spinning traditionally rooted tunes over precise acoustic grooves, with a rare blend of fiery technical brilliance, delicate ensemble interaction and a bold, adventurous musical imagination. There is certainly no shortage of virtuosity amongst the members of Flook, but the unique impact of this band stems from the wholly intuitive, almost symbiotic, exchange between the various flutes, frets and skins.


Nearly twenty seven years after their first gig together, Flook continue to inspire and enchant audiences of all ages. Their most recent album ‘Ancora’, released in 2019 to critical acclaim and nominated for BBC Folk Album of the year, clearly demonstrates that, with their roots firmly anchored in the tradition, Flook still hold fast to their reputation as major musical innovators.

Brian Finnegan – whistles and flutes
Sarah Allen – flutes and accordion
Ed Boyd – guitar
John Joe Kelly – bodhrán

Flook were shortlisted for Best Folk Group in Ireland’s RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards 2019.


Tour de force return after decade and a half – a luminous reunion ****” - The Irish Times

Flook’s role and influence in the exploding excellence of instrumental folk music of various persuasions on these islands shouldn’t be underestimated… as vital as ever … Class is indeed permanent” - fRoots

Virtuoso playing abounds … the most creative bodhran player on the planet … superb technique plus a genuine feel and some stonking tunes is a powerful recipe” - MOJO

Flook are back with a bang, and better than ever – a very welcome return from one of folk’s finest bands” - Irish Music Magazine

Nothing short of transcendent… No other band sound like Flook and the new material has pushed them to new, exhilarating heights.” - Songlines - Live review - June 2019

Iconic, ground-breaking, progressive and all-round brilliant” - Lynette Fay, BBC Radio Ulster

Four brilliant musicians. Four times as much brilliant music” - Time Out

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When

Starts: Saturday, July 8th 2023
Doors open: 7:00pm
Ends: Saturday, July 8th 2023

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Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: July 8th 2023

Where

Festival Marquee
The Vault Arts Centre
40 Victoria Street

Newton Stewart & Minnigaff
Wigtownshire
DG8 6BT
United Kingdom
 

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This event is organized by Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival.

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