Sheesham Lotus and ‘Son – First Guest on Eva’s ‘ Coffee With A Danish’ on Monday 7 th November 2017 12pm
Sheesham Lotus and ‘Son -Sheesham Crow/Lotus Wight /’Son Sanderson
Formed at the start of the new millennium & Famously – Born to entertain!!! referred to as “Mississippi Sheiks meet Doctor Seuss as curated by HG Wells” Sheesham and Lotus and ‘Son have created a sonic and visual presentation of old time high stepping music which is completely unique. Fiddle, Banjo and Sousaphone make up the core of this outfit coplimented by Contrabass-Harmoniphonium, Harmonicas, and Jaw Harps, Bones and BuckDance, with great sibling harmonies!
The show has it’s roots in the Vaudeville and Juke Joints of the American South, where Mississippi Riverfolk meet the Appalachian Highlanders; the blues meet he fiddle tunes with a rollicking and full flamed conviviality one mightconsider outrageous!
Sheesham and Lotus & ‘Son have established themselves as an act that has it all, combining astounding musicianship and fearless grooves with a show that is dynamic and entertaining.
Put another way! You would NOT sleep through their performance ! and will come out with the biggest smile on your face! – fantastic entertainment.
CD’s include – Sheesham and Lotus- Old Time Fiddle & Banjo 2006/Everytime!2009/ Five Miles From Town2011 / 1929 The New Kings Of Old-time -2012 / The High Stepping Music
Tues Nov 1: HopBarn, Southwell, www.thehopbarn.org.uk
Wed 2: The Atkinson, Southport, www.gratefulfreds.tumblr.com
Thurs 3: Acoustic Music Club, Kirkcaldy, www.kirkcaldyacousticmusicclub.co.uk
Fri 4: Fyvie Folk Club, Aberdeenshire, www.fyviefolk.org.uk
Sat 5: Tin Hut, Gartly, by Huntly, www.tinhutsessions.co.uk
Sun 6: Performing Arts Centre, Kilbarchan, www.facebook.com
Mon 7: Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, www.traverse.co.uk
Tues 8: Dundee Acoustic Music Club, www.facebook.com/DundeeAcousticMusicClub/
Wed 9: HEART, Headingley, Leeds, www.heartcentre.org.uk
Thurs 10: The Cross Keys, Selattyn, RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri 11: The Green Note, London, www.greennote.co.uk
Sat 12: Square & Compass, Worth Matravers, www.squareandcompasspub.co.uk
Sun 13: The Canteen, Bristol, www.canteenbristol.co.uk