About the Event
Live at The Old Chapel, Alfriston, BN26 5TL
Founder member of The Furrow Collective, The Emily Portman Trio and The Shee, Rachel Newton plays fiddle, viola and harp and was voted Musician of Year at the 2017 BBC Folk Awards.
Rachel specialises in interpreting traditional folk songs in both English and Gaelic as well as writing and arranging her own music……Her most recent album (her fourth) was recorded in her late grandparents’ old croft house in Wester Ross in the Highlands of Scotland.
Joining Rachel is Spyboy and Old Chapel favourites, The India Electric Co (Cole Stacey and Joseph O’Keefe) who hail from the West Country and play traditional instruments in contemporary styles with influences from around the world.