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Bonfire Radicals in Concert

Show Details

Presented by Bonfire Radicals

Performance date and time
Saturday, 16th March 2019
7:30 PM

One of the most exciting and eclectic groups on the folk/world scene, the Bonfire Radicals blend gorgeous medieval and Celtic folk, dynamic eastern European jazz-swing and punchy world-beats into a unique sonic identity that truly beguiles.

Armed with emotive vocals, melodic classical recorders and woodwind, electrifying fiddle, and a tight, rocking rhythm section, theirs is a boldly original and highly-spirited, at times gloriously chaotic, live stage show.


Michelle Holloway: recorders, vocals

Sarah Farmer: violin, vocals

Katie Stevens: clarinets, kaval, vocals

Shankara Andy Bole: eclectic 12-string guitar

Trevor Lines: bass guitar, double-bass

Ilias Lintzos: drums, vocals

Birmingham-based Bonfire Radicals have emerged from the folk/world scene with a fresh approach to traditional tunes and a host of engaging traditional and creative original material.

'On this evidence, Bonfire Radicals are quite a discovery - grab the chance to go see them live.' Fatea Magazine

One of the most exciting and eclectic musical groups, with joyous abandon they weave together delicate vocals, raucous recorder and clarinet, and soaring violin over a pulsating rhythm mix of guitar, bass and drums. Probably unlike anything you've heard before, they draw on many eclectic influences for their sound – a fusion of medieval melodies, jazz-tinged swing, folk-rock, klezmer and all points in between.

Known for their highly-spirited stage presence, the Bonfire Radicals' own enthusiasm for their music is undeniable.

UK/Greece. International arts supported by Live & Local Friends.

★★★★ 'Raucous and eclectic, sheer merriment in a gorgeous set of ideas and influences, guaranteed to leave you smiling from ear to ear.' Songlines Magazine

'Quite staggeringly special.' Fatea Magazine

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Running time
90 min + interval

Audience Type

Age Range

Ticket Prices
£12.00 Standard / £10.00 Standard in advance / £8.00 In Adv Over 60 / £6.00 In Adv Under 16 / £25.00 Group in advance

Other Ticket Information
Licensed bar from 7pm. Refreshments. Age 6+

Main Box Office Telephone Number
Mandy 01162698256

Available From
Liz - 0116 2692399 or Mandy - 01162698256

Additional Information
Licensed bar open from 7pm. Raffle Refreshments Raising money for Queniborough Village Hall age 6+

Venue Accessibility (See Key for more information)

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Reservable/general parking on site Level entrance Wheelchair accessible toilet with limited transfer space

This performance is supported by:

Arts Council, England