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  • Rachael McShane at Bristol Folk Festival


Rachael McShane & The Cartographers, The Last Inklings, Daisy Chute

Sunday 1 May | Doors 2 pm

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Rachael McShane & The Cartographers

Rachael McShane is a singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player based in the North East of England. An original member of folk big band Bellowhead, Rachael toured internationally, recording 5 studio albums and winning 8 BBC Folk Awards with the band.

Rachael is now working on a new project re-working traditional songs with her new band The Cartographers featuring guitarist Matthew Ord (Assembly Lane) and melodeon player Julian Sutton (Kathryn Tickell, Sting).

“You’re in the presence of something very special… what a voice” Sid Smith, BBC Music

‘Stone cold classic genius…ridiculously talented”  Americana Magazine

The Last Inklings

The Last Inklings are Leonardo MacKenzie and David Hoyland, both accomplished multi-instrumentalists with a solid folk background. The band’s innovative sound crosses genres, centred around cello, mandolin and vocal harmony, layered with guitar, piano, strings, synths and percussion. With vibrant backstories and creative musicianship, their songs have a modern flavour that is rich with imagery and narrative, exploring at their core what it is to be human.

★★★ “A charm and gravity that draw you in” Songlines

Daisy Chute

Daisy Chute is an American-Scottish folk singer and songwriter. A banjo-wielding multi-instrumentalist, her musical roots are born out of her transatlantic heritage and she writes award-winning intelligent songs with stories, performing them with spine-tingling vocals and intricate instrumentation.

“Absolutely tremendous talent” Justine Greene (BBC Radio 2)

Ticketing Information

Sunday Day Tickets

The Sunday Day session runs from 2 pm – 5 pm at St George’s.  Sunday Day tickets give you access to the three main stage artists listed above, in the St George’s Main Hall. Look out for live music and dance spots from lunchtime in the St George’s bar and foyer. Access to the smaller Glass Studio is on a first-come first-served basis. All individual seating is unreserved.

Sunday Day + Night Tickets

The combined Sunday Day + Night ticket gives you the opportunity to enjoy both the day session and the evening session on Sunday.