Top folk act to play Cardigan
10:46am Monday 5th May 2014 in What's on
Winter Wilson’s “Cutting Free” tour brings them to Cardigan. They will be playing an intimate warm up gig at The Castle Cellar Bar Thursday 22nd May prior to playing Fishguard Folk Festival 23rd to 26th May. Appearing with them at the Cellar Bar with be the popular local duo Sandwitch.
“Cutting Free” is the latest of Winter Wilson’s 6 critically-acclaimed albums and has received excellent reviews and air play across the UK.
Winter Wilson are known across the UK acoustic music scene for their fine original songs, stunning harmonies and off-the-wall humour. .
Kip Winter’s voice is simply one of the best in the business, delivering power and emotion in equal measure (described by one promoter as “from melting to belting”). In the past she has sung everything from jazz to opera, but is at her best and happiest when singing folk and blues.
Described by the great John Tams (Sharpe, Warhorse) as a “magnificent” songwriter, Dave Wilson is now recognised as one of the best on the English acoustic scene, with his songs covered by some of folk’s “greats” including Vin Garbutt. Add to this a mellow, relaxed singing style and some mean guitar playing.
Kip and Dave have been playing together for close on twenty years and took the plunge in 2012 going into music full time.
They’ve established their own cottage industry, writing songs, recording, designing album covers, tee shirts, websites, promotion, setting up tours and spending a large chunk of the year living in a camper van.
As a result their reputation has steadily grown seeing them playing clubs and festivals all over the UK and 2014 is set up to be their be