Folk at the New Room presents accordionist Karen Tweed
One woman, one instrument … her touch and musicality is quite extraordinary, breaking accordion-esque preconceptions and boundaries. She has a box full of musical treasures to share.
Thursday 21st February 2019, 7.30pm
(doors 7pm, cafe open from 6.30pm)
Adult £14/£12 Adv. Concessions £12/£10 Adv.
Tickets available in the New Room shop, on Eventbrite (online booking fee applies), or on the door.
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One of the leading lights on the UK and international folk scenes, Karen Tweed is the mercurial, wacky and elegant English accordion queen, known for ground-breaking collaborations (Kathryn Tickell, The Poozies, Swåp, Two Duos Quartet, May Monday) and inspirational teaching. Her stunning solo album Essentially Invisible to the Eye is a beautiful suite, taking us on an autobiographical musical journey, illustrating how much the accordion has become Karen’s voice and pen and muse.
“I honestly can’t remember the last time I enjoyed folk-music as much…”
Paul Pledger, Allgigs.co.uk