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Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

Alexander's Live Chester
Event organized by Alexander's Live Chester

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Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar joined forces in 2011. Combining Russell’s powerful vocals and driving guitar style with Algar’s All-Ireland winning fiddle playing, the duo have become one of the most sought after acts on the British folk scene. In 2013 the pair won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award before going on to win the Horizon Award for best breakthrough act from the same source in 2014. In 2015, they were nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Best Duo category.

Having toured extensively in the UK for five years, as well as in Denmark, Germany and The Netherlands, Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar have released 3 studio albums.

“folk at its very best” Maverick
“invigorating…infectious joy” Songlines
“Brimming with passion” FRUK

£10 adv // £30 w/ pre-show dinner // Doors 8pm // Show starts 9pm