For the first Roots@94 of the new year, we are delighted to present an outstanding new trio, featuring two former members of Jez Lowe’s Bad Pennies, in Kate Bramley and Simon Haworth, along with East Yorkshire’s sweetest songstress Edwina Hayes.
Born out of a musical interest in both British folk and the transatlantic connections to new country and Americana, this trio is fast gaining a reputation across the UK folk scene. Original self-penned songs and close harmonies accompanied by guitars, bass, mandolin and fiddle.
From toe tapping folk to haunting ballads this trio have toured worldwide as independent musicians but obviously have an infectious enjoyment for this new collaboration that is guaranteed to leave audiences with a smile on their faces.
Kate Bramley is a fine singer and instrumentalist, best known as fiddler and vocalist for the North-east’s Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies and the American band, Sweetgrass. It was while growing up in Cornwall that Kate starting singing arou