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Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston – Friday 10 February 2017

A real cracker. – Mike Harding, BBC Radio 2

Rex Preston is one of the new generation of brilliant virtuoso instrumentalists raising the bar. A tremendous player. – Phil Beer, Show of Hands

This concert will be in the Jubilee Hall
Doors: 7:30pm
Music: 8:00pm
Tickets are £11.00 and will be available from MH Music shortly
or book online below now (note each ticket subject to 50p booking fee)

In the space of a few short years, Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston have emerged to become one of the most sought after duos on the English folk & roots scene. The striking combination of the flame headed double bass player & virtuoso mandolin player create music that Folk Roots say is: “A musical partnership made in heaven. Scintillating, sensitive and brilliant!”

Well known for the last 8 years as a central component of Show of Hands, Miranda has an exquisite and spine-tingling voice, whilst Rex, with his exuberant and flamboyant playing style, has built a reputation as one of the finest mandolin players in the UK.

A musical partnership made in heaven. Scintilating, sensitive and brilliant – fROOTS

Miranda’s a fantastic bass player but this album really brings her great voice out into the foreground – Mike Harding, BBC Radio 2

From the first few notes, you know this is something special – FOLKING.COM

Miranda’s almost ethereal vocal performance … makes the listener sit up and listen – Northern Sky