Hardcore Folk With The Warsaw Village Band

International folk and world music phenomena, Warsaw Village Band are performing in the Pavilion Gardens Lounge, Buxton on Monday 21 February at 8.30pm. Voted Best Newcomer at the 2004 BBC Radio 3 World Music Awards, this outstanding Polish group connect their cultural traditions to a modern aesthetic to create a truly unique sound. Appearing as part of The 3rd Buxton Opera House Festival of Live Music: Four-Four Time 2005, which takes place from Friday 18 to Sunday 27 February, Warsaw Village Band are not to be missed.

Warsaw Village Band are six musicians aged between 16 and 25 with a musical maturity that far transcends their comparative youth. Determined to treasure their ethnic roots, the band use traditional instruments and methods handed down through the generations. These include the Suka, an ancient Polish fiddle played by fingernails and the White Voice, an old Shepherd’s singing style similar to screaming.

They combine tradition with their own innovations to create a sound described as ‘hardcore folk’. Incorporating elements of trance, roots music and improvisation Warsaw Village Band are a fresh, imaginative and inspirational collective. Performing tracks from their most recent album Uprooting, their live show promises to provide an incredible audio and visual experience.

Tickets for Warsaw Village Band are priced at £10 and concessions are available. Tickets for all other acts performing in Four-Four Time 2005, including Nitin Sawhney, Courtney Pine and Oysterband are on sale now and a full festival brochure is available. For further details or to make a booking please call the Box Office on 0845 127 2190 or visit link.

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