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Music Review: Lines – Parts One, Two and Three, The Unthanks

March 27, 2019 Comments Off on Music Review: Lines – Parts One, Two and Three, The Unthanks

Say what you like about The Unthanks, but I love them. Just to be clear, they’ve never been afraid of pushing boundaries, embracing challenges and kissing ambition on both cheeks.

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Review: The Emily Brontë Song Cycle, The Unthanks, Leeds Town Hall

January 10, 2019 Comments Off on Review: The Emily Brontë Song Cycle, The Unthanks, Leeds Town Hall

We’re incredibly lucky in Yorkshire to have a venue like the venerable Leeds Town Hall that attracts many of the world’s finest artists.

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Review: The Unthanks, RNCM, Manchester

April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Review: The Unthanks, RNCM, Manchester

One of the many fine and fascinating things about The Unthanks is how they manage to fearlessly represent the very epitome of the folk tradition yet at the same time are so extraordinarily adventurous.

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Review: Homegrown Folk Festival, The Met, Bury

October 26, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Homegrown Folk Festival, The Met, Bury

With a superb concert from Tom Russell filling the main hall just a few days before this invigorating festival and much more in a similar vein to follow (including the brilliant Sam Baker on November 1), Bury Met is showing absolutely no signs of surrendering its place as the premier venue in the North for music of the rootsy persuasion.

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The Unthanks, Sam Lee and the First World War

September 9, 2014 Comments Off on The Unthanks, Sam Lee and the First World War

If there was one folk act guaranteed to do a First World War project it was The Unthanks. After a few false starts, they have co-created a project with fellow Mercury Prize nominee Sam Lee.

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