Half Moon presents:

Martin & Eliza Carthy + Rowan Piggott

Martin & Eliza Carthy + Rowan Piggott

Half Moon - Putney, London

£20 adv / £22 door
Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm

The good Doctor Martin Carthy and his twice Mercury nominated daughter Eliza Carthy, join forces to perform songs from their duo album The Elephant.

Rowan Piggott is a fiddle-singer, writer and tunesmith who plays with several touring folk acts.

Line Up

The good Doctor Martin Carthy and his twice Mercury nominated daughter Eliza Carthy, join forces to perform songs from their first duo album ever, a CD of traditional material entitled The Elephant.

Martin is a legendary ballad singer and guitarist who has influenced a generations of artists, including Bob Dylan and Paul Simon, while Eliza has been twice-nominated for the Mercury Music Prize and a multiple-award winner at the BBC Radio Two Folk awards. Martin is ‘arguably the greatest English folk song performer, writer, collector and editor of them all’ Q Magazine

‘Eliza Carthy is one of the figureheads of the English folk revival … compelling’ – Evening Standard

Website: http://www.eliza-carthy.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/elizacarthy Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizacarthy

Rowan Piggott is a fiddle-singer, writer and tunesmith who plays with several touring folk acts, including Georgia Lewis & Friends, Rosie Hodgson, & The Causeway Céilí Band.

The author of two successful tunebooks, he has also written articles for The Living Tradition magazine and led fiddle workshops at festivals all over the country. In 2016, he won the Future of Young Folk Award at Bromyard Folk Festival and was nominated for The Molloy Award at Birmingham Tradfest, encouraging him to work on a solo album for release in 2017.

"Craggy and luminous prospects, yet dense and earthy at the point of intersection...one of the best young musicians on the folk scene..." R2 Magazine

Website: http://www.rowanpiggott.com/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/rowanfolk Twitter: http://twitter.com/RowanFolk