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Harbottle & Jonas @ LostFest
13 June 2021
Harbottle & Jonas will be taking part in this year’s LostFest which will be live streamed (also with the possibility of in person tickets available to locals) on Sunday the 13th of June.
Partners in life and music, dynamic Devon based folk duo Harbottle & Jonas are one of the most exciting acts on the UK circuit today, combining a love of the richness of traditional folk with their own original and powerful songwriting. Dave and Freya have developed a distinct and compelling signature sound, blending concertina, harmonium, banjo, stomp box, acoustic guitar and cittern with their beautiful and closely intertwined vocal harmonies.
Subject matter covers the political and historical as well as the more personal, and their engaging live shows are full of stories as well as songs. People, places and events are brought to life through their intimate, timeless songs and music.
Their newest album The Beacon was released in March 2021, entering the top 30 of the Official UK Folk Chart ,and was declared an “sublimely exquisite offering” by Folk Radio UK.
“One of the finest folk duos in the country.” Mike Davies, Alternative Roots.
‘Spellbinding originals’– Musicians Union
’Disarmingly honest and spine-tingling’ – RocknReel (R2)
‘awash with strong songs & excellent musicianship’ – FRUK
‘Stunning songwriting and heart-rending arrangements’ – Americana UK