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Thu 12 Sep 2019

The Lonesome Ace Stringband

The Lonesome Ace Stringband is an old-time band with bluegrass chops that play some righteous folk and country music. There's a depth of groove and sense of space not often heard in bluegrass today, a level of instrumental interplay and vocal blend uncommon in old-time, and an on-stage rapport that transcends all of this.

Three Canadians lost in the weird and wonderful traditional country music of the American South, the band members Chris Coole (banjo), John Showman (fiddle) and Max Heineman (bass) are each journeyman musicians and veterans of some of Canada's top roots music acts (New Country Rehab, The David Francey Band, The Foggy Hogtown Boys, Fiver).

"A rip roaring hoedown that fans love" - Maverick Magazine

"Old-time roots music played with intensity and passion" - Songlines Magazine

"Three powerful musicians playing and singing some powerful music" - Bluegrass Unlimited

Tickets £12 adv available from FLOW29 Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye by popping in or by calling 01497 822999

Community event 7.30pm
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