Contemporary folk duo Gilmore & Roberts are set to hit the road with brand new songs (and some old favourites) at the beginning of March, covering Germany, the Netherlands and England with their spring tour.
Following the release of their newest studio album ‘Conflict Tourism‘ in 2015 (which received national airplay on BBC Radio 2 & 6music), the duo released their first live album ‘In Our History‘ in November 2016 to mark a decade of playing together, ten years to the day since their first EP release. Hailed as ‘a sizeable canon of fine original material’ by Folk Radio UK, the album is available exclusively at gigs and from www.gilmoreroberts.co.uk/shop in a limited, hand-numbered edition.
Folk Radio UK’s Rob Bridge also interviewed the duo recently in which they talked in depth about their musical development, challenges and creativity.
“It’s funny seeing how it’s developed” Jamie observes. “When we started, there was a generation above us that were big on the scene at the time…people like Nancy and James, Spiers and Boden, Faustus…people like that who were really big at the time and we looked up to them. Now we’re at the level that they were then and we can see all these younger people coming through…people ten years younger than us, which is both amazing and kind of scary! It’s so cool to see so many incredible acts coming out of nowhere.”
Gilmore & Roberts Spring Tour
March 03: House Concert BRUHL, DE – email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
March 04: Acoustic Night ERKELENZ, DE ***SOLD OUT***
March 05: St Barbara Church LICHTENTANNE, DE
March 07: Cultuurhuis HEERLEN, NL
March 11: Turners Hill House Concert CRAWLEY
March 12: Horsham Folk Club WEST SUSSEX
March 23: Lawrence Batley Theatre HUDDERSFIELD
March 24: Mackenzie Hall, Brockweir CHEPSTOW
March 25: Holy Trinity Parish Church SUTTON COLDFIELD
April 01: Woodmancote Village Hall CHELTENHAM
April 02: TwickFolk TWICKENHAM
April 07: Malt’n’Music NORTHWICH
April 08: The Maltings BERWICK UPON TWEED
April 20: Black Swan Folk Club YORK
April 21: The Greystones SHEFFIELD
April 22: Farnsfield Acoustic NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
April 28: Letwell Village Hall WORKSOP
May 05: Friday Folk at West Heaton STOCKPORT
May 06: Brigg Arts Fest LINCOLNSHIRE
May 07: Plug’n’Play PENRITH
June 02: Cambridge Folk Club
June 03: Blue Boar MALDON
June 04: Hitchin Folk Club HERTFORDSHIRE
All ticket and box office information is available at www.gilmoreroberts.co.uk/live.