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Faustus folk trio play Bridgwater Arts Centre
2:33pm Tuesday 1st October 2013 in What's On
IMAGINATIVE folk trio Faustus (pictured) look set to steal the souls of genre fans at Bridgwater Arts Centre tomorrow (Wednesday) night, if their name rings true.
Steeped in the acoustic music tradition, Benji Kirkpatrick, Saul Rose and Paul Sartin are the former BBCR2 Folk Awards nominees who have been getting the critics to sit up and take notice with their re-spun versions of traditional English folk.
‘Fretboard wizard’ Benji is the son of two folk musicians who, having first made Jimi Hendrix his muse in his younger years, strayed to the gentler genre to support and collaborate with the likes of Seth Lakeman and perform in London Southbank’s resident band, Bellowhead.
Life-long melodeon player Saul, meanwhile, is a graduate of the West End’s glittering War Horse.
Paul Sartin is the in-demand oboist who spent five years singing, recording and touring the world after joining Oxford’s Christ Church Cathedral Choir, now Director of the Andover Museum Loft Singers, and fellow Bellowhead member.
The gig starts at 8pm and tickets are £12 – book online at bridgwaterartscentre.co.uk.