These two accomplished and experienced musicians joined forces in 2012 and play traditional and self composed tunes. They have an abiding enthusiasm for French and Breton music, and play a wide range of instruments including lute, hurdy gurdy, bagpipes, saxophone and flute. They have worked in bands such as Shave the Monkey, Dragonsfly, Green Angels, […]
A room full of people started the new year dancing to the high energy playing of Expire and Moussaka. This is their fourth visit and they always exceed our expectations. Winners of the prestigious Duo Prize at the Chateau d’Ars Festival, Expire (Cédric Martin and Flavien Di-Cintro) and Moussaka (Flavien Di-Cintio and Vincent Fisson) brought
Well, we had lots of festive fun with our very own Pied à Terre band and guest spots from The Kitchen Band, Frank Vickers, Gerry Adams, and Steve Kellet.
A great evening with our friends Bof!. They treated us to a few new dances and tunes as well as beautifully played old favourites. Val’s unusual bass recorder sparked some interest. All four members of Bof! have a long history of involvement in English folk song and dance music. As well as this, they all
We were pleased to welcome Les Zéoles for their first ever gig in England. They are a dynamic Parisian duo with the diatonic accordion of Amélie Denarié and the chromatic accordion of Anne Guinot. They have been playing together for over 10 years. Their self-penned lyrical, bittersweet and playful dance tunes are inspired by both traditional
Winners of the prestigious Duo Prize at the Chateau d’Ars Festival, Expire (Cédric Martin and Flavien Di-Cintro) and Moussaka (Flavien Di-Cintio and Vincent Fisson) brought the electrifying energy of two accordions to the dance floor for the third time. These are some of the best young traditional musicians in France and helped us start the
We celebrated the festive season with music, dance and food. Gerry of Pendragon new band PAX(N) entertained and delighted us. We rounded off the evening with very own Pied a Terre musicians.
We were lucky enough to welcome the gifte French accordionists Christian Maes and Emmanuel Pariselle to Norwich. Really wonderful music. Thanks to Chris Shaw for bringing them , the whole PaT team for working together so brilliantly and St Catherine’s Hall for a great venue.
Our Hosts Greg & Cara Samways (Joffreny Loisirs), Cadanses Folk (the musicians), Jean-Pierre and Chantal Taycheny and Cadanses Folk dance teacher Anne-Marie. Informal Session at the Hotel- Friday Evening Bal – Saturday Evening Bal Folklorique at St. Victurnien (30 miles away). This is an example of one of the many local Bals. More information to add
The recent 10th Anniversary celebrations began with a Petit Bal on Friday evening. The club musicians, including long-standing and new members, started the proceedings with an hour-long set of tunes for over a dozen different French dances. Later, Norwich based Thievin’ Crows played their first official Bal and went down a storm. The band, most of who