The Gigspanner Trio
Described by Folk Radio UK as one of the “most quietly brilliant sets of musicians in the folk world and beyond”, The Gigspanner Trio take to the stage at Shaftesbury
Described by Folk Radio UK as one of the “most quietly brilliant sets of musicians in the folk world and beyond”, The Gigspanner Trio take to the stage at Shaftesbury Arts Centre.
Since his inaugural performance with the fledgling Steeleye Span in 1970, Peter Knight has been a mainstay of the British folk scene.cNever one to rest on his laurels, Peter has carved a reputation as a relentlessly questing musician, and it is never quite so apparent as in his work with the various Gigspanner line-ups.
“Gigspanner are pushing at the boundaries, and in the process are making some of the most beautiful music the genre has to offer” ☆☆☆☆☆ Maverick Magazine
In the wake of his departure from Steeleye Span, Peter turned his full attention to the Gigspanner Trio and established their reputation as one of the most genuinely ground-breaking forces on the British folk scene,
“There’s something of the proverbial elder statesman about Peter Knight, in terms of his place in music, which cannot be overstated. It’s not just in the quality of his playing…there’s a focus on the sheer inventiveness of Peter’s playing, in the adventurous arrangements he shares with his collaborators, and in his musical leadership” Northern Sky Magazine Magazine
Tickets: £22, Members & Friends £20.
13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8AR