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Rachel Newton Band

  • Level 3 Lounge

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Folk Musician of the Year 2017 Rachel Newton visits the Hall!

Founder member of The Furrow Collective, The Emily Portman Trio and The Shee, singer and harpist Rachel Newton also writes and performs her own solo material, releasing albums The Shadow Side in 2012 and Changeling in 2014.

Her own new 5-piece line up featuring Sarah Hayes (keys and vocals) and Michael Owers (trombones) alongside her usual trio with Lauren MacColl (fiddle/viola) and Mattie Foulds (drums) performs songs in English and Scottish Gaelic alongside original instrumental compositions.

As well as voice and harp, Rachel also plays fiddle and viola and has worked across a range of performance platforms including theatre and storytelling. A skilled collaborator, Rachel also recently started workingwith Scottish/Norwegian band Boreas and was one of the eight musicians to work on The Elizabethan Session project.

Her most recent album 'Here’s My Heart Come Take it' was released in April 2016 to critical acclaim.


Standard Price £14 in advance | £15 on the day
Friends of St David's Hall | Children Under 16 | Over 60s | Students | 
Claimants | Disabled people plus one companion
£2.00 off each ticket
Groups 10+ £1.00 off each ticket


Plus a Ticket Service Charge of £3.95 per transaction (applicable to both 'in advance' and 'on the day' tickets) and an optional £1 postage fee for tickets to be posted.  For full information on the Ticket Service Charge click here

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