Ninebarrow are a multi-award-winning acoustic folk duo, who have been impressing audiences with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition since forming in 2012.
Poole-based Jon Whitley (vocals, organ, ukulele, tenor, octave mandola, piano) and Jay LaBouchardiere (vocals, reed organ) combine breathtaking vocal harmonies and melodies, delivering original songs inspired and rooted in the landscape and history of the British Isles.
Their stories behind their songs combine the music with history, folklore and storytelling.
As well as crafting unique and engaging original material, Ninebarrow also take a wide range of traditional folk songs and rework them in their own, distinctive way.
They have been delighting audiences with their simply beautiful melodies and harmonies.
Ninebarrow, nominees in the Best Emerging Artist category at the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, take their name from Ninebarrow Down, an ancient archaeological site, one of the Purbeck Hills.
Their debut album "While The Black Thorn Burns" (2014) received high praise from reviewers.
Wide-spread critical acclaim for Ninebarrow’s second album, "Releasing the Leaves" (2016) included five stars in the English Dance and Song Magazine produced by the EFDSS.
‘Another example of how strong British folk music is at the moment.’ The Telegraph.
'Beautiful harmonies, engaging performances, and songwriting perfectly capturing the modern traditional idiom' Phil Henry & Hannah Martin
Doors open at 8.00 and the evening starts at 8.15
Entrance: £12 or £10 for members
Tickets: www.wegottickets.com/croydonfolkclub or follow the link on our website or pay on the door
Phone: 0208 660 5919 or 07703210795 (Brian and Jenny) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org