Ninebarrow with support from Corrie Shelley
Ninebarrow are a multi-award-winning folk duo, who are impressing audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on folk tradition. Discribed by Mark Radcliffe as sounding ‘like two halves of one voice’ and by Mercury Music Prize nominee Kate Rusby as ‘absolutely amazing’, Jon Whitley and Jay LaBouchardiere combine breath taking vocal harmonies and melodies, delivering original songs that are inspired and rooted in the landscape and history of the British Isles
As well as crafting unique and engaging original material, Ninebarrow also take a wide-range of traditional folk songs and re-work them in their own distinctive way. Nominated for the coveted Horizon award (Best Emerging Act) at the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards the Dorset duo have carved themselves a distinctive niche on the folk roots scene for their outstanding harmonies, high production values, engaging original songs, poetic lyricism and magical instrumentation.