Folk at the New Room: Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith - 16th September 2021
Event Date: 16 Sep 2021 - 16 Sep 2021
Posted in: Live Music
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6.30pm
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Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, this gig has now been postponed until Thursday 16th September 2021.

Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith are one of the finest duos to have emerged onto the British folk and acoustic scene in recent years. Their unique ability to make old songs seem relevant and new songs sound ancient has brought them widespread critical acclaim.

Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith‘s most recent album ‘Many a Thousand’ was released in autumn 2018 and accompanied by an extensive UK tour. The new material includes more original compositions with reflections on the modern world and storytelling that gets to the heart of life in Britain today. The original material sits alongside some unearthed gems from the British and Irish folk canons delivered with powerful harmony singing and sensitive musical arrangements.

The duo’s live performances are a celebration of traditional music but there is also a deep integrity and sincerity that stems from their passion for the social themes within the music. There is a common thread of political struggle, resistance, and justice as well as the occasional love song. Their shows manage to be both hard-hitting and uplifting and it is this ability that justifies their reputation as two of the most exciting musicians and social commentators on the scene.
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Address: The New Room, 36 The Horsefair, Broadmead, Bristol BS1 3JE