Sheesham & Lotus & Son

Event date: 
Wed, 09/11/2016 - 7:30pm

Sheesham & Lotus & Son

Wednesday 9th November
7:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Famously referred to as “Mississippi Sheiks meet Doctor Seuss as curated by HG Wells” Sheesham and Lotus and ‘Son have created a sonic and visual presentation of old time high stepping music which is completely unique. Fiddle, Banjo and Sousaphone make up the core of this outfit, complimented by Contrabass-Harmoniphonium, Harmonicas, and Jaw Harps, Bones and BuckDance, with great sibling harmonies.

The show has it’s roots in the Vaudeville and Juke Joints of the American South, where Mississippi Riverfolk meet the Appalachian Highlanders; the blues meet the fiddle tunes with a rollicking and full flamed conviviality one might consider outrageous!

The first Americana band in a long time that’s really made me sit up and pay attention – Mary Ann Kennedy, BBC Radio

Support from Mr CD Wallum & His Ten a Penny Footwarmers and The Beulah String Band, with intermission music from Mr CD Wallum DJ'ing 78rpm records on original portable wind-up gramaphones.

Tickets £11