The Black Twig Pickers are back in the UK and Ireland this October for a number of live dates bringing their feel-good sound to a venue near you. Expect to hear tracks off their latest releaseRough Carpenters which came out in February to glowing reviews. Full list of dates are below.
The Black Twig Pickers are a group defined by their forward thinking approach to a type of music most often associated with times gone by. Over the course of eight full-length records, including collaborative releases with Jack Rose and Charlie Parr, a split LP with Glenn Jones, and numerous EPs and singles, the group has established itself as a collection of dedicated practioners of old time music re-cast and shaped by their appreciation of modern improvisation, drone, and punk. While not at odds with the experimental scene that has fostered them or the old time circles they travel in, The Black Twig Pickers thrive in the in-betweenness of those two worlds, proving that the exploration of the out most bounds of sound and the exploration of decades old tradition and community aren't as different as one might think.
THE BLACK TWIG PICKERS TOUR:
Mon Oct 14th Totnes, UK - The Barrel House
Tue Oct 15th Falmouth, UK - Beerwolf
Wed Oct 16th Winchester, UK - The Railway
Thu Oct 17th Moreton-in-Marsh, UK - Stretton on Fosse Village Hall
Fri Oct 18th London, UK - Cafe OTO
Sat Oct 19th Belfast, UK - The Belfast Barge
Sun Oct 20th Cork, Ireland - Crane Lane
Mon Oct 21st Dublin, Ireland - Whelans
Tue Oct 22nd Bristol, UK - Exchange
Wed Oct 23rd Brighton, UK - The Prince Albert
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