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‘The Concertina Crooner’  and ‘The Titan of Twang’ and team-up in a dynamic folk and acoustic duo .


GEOFF LAKEMAN, patriarch of a folk dynasty – as Dad of Seth, Sean and Sam and father-in-law of Cara Dillon and Kathryn Roberts – teases English and Irish folk, Americana and jazz songs out of his  vintage duet concertina.


ROB MURCH brings the wow factor to the banjo, with his unique, punchy finger style playing.


Both live on Dartmoor, so it was inevitable theyd gang-up musically. Expect self-written  and West Country songs, rattling folk tunes and foot-stomping ragtime and cakewalk  riffs.


Robs percussive finger-ballet up and down the fret board of his 100 year-old instrument is mesmerising. Hes revered throughout the UK for his long-time work with the renowned Dartmoor Pixie Band and The Watch trio.


After 50 years as a journalist  music-loving Geoff recorded his  debut CD ,”After All These Years” at the age of  69, which garnered four and five-star reviews and national radio airplay.Hes acclaimed for his masterful” playing of the rare Crane duet concertina and his rich, melodic voice.


The duos relaxed yet sparkling stage presence together  is bubbling with the feel-good” factor.


Between them Geoff and Rob have performed at festivals all over the UK and abroad, theatres, arts centres and folk clubs. They are equally at ease in venues large or small.

Listen to them here: https://youtu.be/k8s6wGSXQpQ 


£14 advance + £1 booking fee, £15 door, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts


Doors/Bar 19.00

Performance starts 20.00

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