Live & Local: The Askew Sisters

Live & Local: The Askew Sisters

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Wed 12 Feb 2025, 7:30pm

Emily and Hazel Askew have become known as two of the foremost performers and interpreters of traditional music from England. Their live performances brim with the depth and connection not only of two sisters, but also of two musicians who have been immersed in folk music all their lives.

Together, they rework and reinterpret songs and balladry, creating breath-taking arrangements, which allow words that are hundreds of years old to resonate profoundly with contemporary audiences.

In 2019, the duo returned to the studio with a fresh vision. After months deep in rehearsal, reconstructing and re-exploring their sound, unearthing old songs, as well as composing and creating new music, their fourth album ‘Enclsoure’ emerged, which was released to widespread critical acclaim…

‘Gifted multi-instrumentalists, singers and writers’
Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

‘Beautiful, uncanny and subtly political songs’
The Guardian

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