We are proud to welcome back this amazing triple bill to the
intimate Backroom of Sheffield's most vibrant and celebrated venue,
Three of the British folk scene's finest, most formidable and
forthright female acts take to the stage to celebrate International
Women's Day 2017. BBC 6 Music favourites and BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards
2015 Best Duo nominees O'Hooley and Tidow will be joined by BBC Radio
2 Folk Award Finalists Lady Maisery and the irrepressible Leicester
songwriter Grace Petrie.
This is a rare opportunity to experience these thought provoking,
heartfelt, entertaining and enthralling women in one unrepeatable
There are two performances on Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd March 2017.
These will sell-out, no doubt about it. Last year's shows sold-out
weeks in advance. Get your skates on!!
O'Hooley and Tidow:
"Defiant, robust, political, northern, poetical folk music for the
times we live in." Independent
Lady Maisery: "...are women with ideas, purpose and urgency.
They create powerful, enthralling work." Songlines
Grace Petrie: "A powerful new songwriting voice." Guardian