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May 25

Eastleigh Festival of Music

With Treacherous Orchestra, Alasdair Roberts & Mairi Morrison and Moulettes at The Point

Date

Friday 25 May 2012 at 7:00pm

Location

The Point
Southampton, United Kingdom

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Description

TREACHEROUS ORCHESTRA

An un-definable collective force fusing people, concepts, styles and influences, shaping a musical supergroup that defy description. From the North to the South, East to the West they came, converging in the musical melting-pot of Glasgow, trading ideas over beers and playing music with ferocity, verve and passion.

The band is composed of seasoned musicians who are already treading notable paths and reaching international recognition with other bands as performers

‘…powerful, virile, epic yet also intimate’ – Scotsman

ALASDAIR ROBERTS & MAIRI MORRISON

Featuring a unique collaboration between Gaelic singer Mairi Morrison and Scottish folk singer and writer of songs Alasdair Roberts, Urstan is a stunning new CD project brought to fruition by Ceol 's Craic, a Glaswegian club devoted to promoting Gaelic arts.

'Death and tragedy are always at the core of Roberts’ songs, but the way he delivers them in his calm and clear voice, as if he were telling us a story, is mesmerizing.' – Triptych Festival

MOULETTES

Moulettes charismatic, idiosyncratic brand of modern folk music - which incorporates elements of prog-rock, gypsy, Classical and swing - has enthralled crowds at festivals up and down the country. Their entrancing combination of strings and the celestial; wind and weirdness; rhythm and murder has lead to comparisons with The Unthanks, Tom Waits and Shostakovitch

'This delicious music is played with acoustic virtuosity... Complex and beautiful, intriguing and unique' * * * * - MOJO

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