Rural Touring with Ninebarrow
'One of the fastest rising duos in the country'
Concerts in village halls and other rural venues always have something really special - a group of people, with a shared interest, supporting the arts in their local area. We've had some fantastic gigs in rural locations over the last few years and we've realised that they they offer a unique opportunity to collaborate in producing truly memorable evenings. If you'll indulge us for a couple of minutes - we'd love to try and convince you we fit the bill!
Are Ninebarrow actually any good?
We know that most promoters and organisers want to see an act live - up close and personal before considering a booking s here's a video that was filmed when we travelled to Ibiza to play at the fantastic 'Costa Del Folk' Festival in 2017!
What does and evening with Ninebarrow look like?
You've already heard what some of our music sounds like - but something that we're equally passionate about are the stories behind the songs. An evening with us isn't just an evening of great music - you'll get history, folklore, and storytelling as well. Not to mention - we'll supply any sound and lighting equipment needed to make the evening look and sound brilliant!
Alright! You sound good, but we STILL want a SOLID recommenation
We really understand this one. Promoters at village halls put a lot of thought into the shows they put on. We've been fortunate enough to have worked with 10 different rural touring schemes, and we've also been booked by hundreds of folk clubs, music venues and village halls as well as over 80 festivals in the past year or so. On the right, we've picked a few comments from critics, other performers and magazines we think might help convince you.
What do other touring schemes say?
We've worked extensively with Dorset Artsreach over the last year - not only as part of their touring programme but also by way of being commissioned to write a series of songs linked to their latest project: 'The Land of Bone and Stone'. They had this to say about us:
We've also toured with Carn to Cove, Villages in Action, Live and Local, Take Art, Rural Arts Wiltshire, Air in G and Night Our and references are available on request.
And what do promoters say?
What do audiences say?
See for yourself! These were just a few of the comments we received after a concert at a rural church concert we put on a few months ago:
2019 Best Duo
2018 Best Album
Nova FM Awards
2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards
Horizon Award Nominees
Best Duo Nominees
Fatea Magazine Awards 2016
Telegraph’s Top Folk Albums
Shire Folk's Top 10 Albums
Best Debut Album 2014
Telegraph’s Top Folk Albums
UK Songwriting Competition
Breakthrough Music Award
Records of the Year 2013
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If you fancy hearing an audience sing along with us - have a look at the video below too. It's one we filmed recently. You'll hear a bit of chatter between us and the audience too - and this is something we really think is important to any performance - it really helps to engage an audience who may not have seen us before.
So we hope we've managed to convince you to have a serious think about booking Ninebarrow for one of your future events; we'd love to hear what you think - and we'd be happy to chat over any questions you might have.
All the best,
Jon and Jay