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  • Start: Thursday 09 May - 20:00
  • Auditorium: Great Hall

Show of Hands: 'Special Relationship' Tour

with special guest Richard Shindell 

Show of Hands join forces with long-term friend and collaborator Richard Shindell to present their very own transatlantic ‘Special Relationship’ show this spring. Hailing from New Jersey and now a resident of Buenos Aires, Shindell writes flawless, vivid songs that paint pictures and tell stories. Along with a selection of their own material, Steve and Phil will join Richard to add their sparkle on songs such as ‘You Stay Here’, ‘Reunion Hill’ and ‘Next Best Western’. From the Great War to the Civil War, from Bristol to Baltimore, expect a moving Anglo/American exchange of songs of the road, history and the heart.

WINNER | Best Live Act 2004 | Best Orignal Song 2010 | Best Duo 2010 – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

Nominated for Best Album 2016 – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

"Formidable operators in the roots arena. A class act" The Independent

"Show of Hands are undeniably one of the strongest current forces in acoustic music – England's finest and most popular roots duo and something of a "people's band""

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