Three parts English, one part Orkney, Looma plays acoustic roots and folk music from the swamps of Louisiana to the Swedish midnight sun, and everywhere in between.
Bringing together folk, blues, Cajun, bluegrass and country traditions, as well as original songs, Looma mix driving energy with strong vocals and foot-tapping tunes.
Liz Logie Piano Accordion and percussion
Mark Theobald Harmonica, Ukelele, Vocals
Bob Gilmour-Evans Guitar, Vocals
Tim Garland Cittern Fiddle, Vocals
Liz is an Orcadian who has played the accordion since she was ten, being inspired to play by her father, who was a well-known Orkney accordion player.
Mark was a National Harmonica League ‘Player of the Year’ in 2013 and 2014, playing Irish and blues music.
Bob has been performing and writing songs since his youth but feels he is now moving into his prime years. He has recorded several albums and many other artists have covered his songs.
Tim has been performing traditional and self-penned material for over thirty years, both as a founder member of Midlands-based radical folk group Fieldwork and with Kasutima Ceilidh band, playing nationally at clubs, festivals and on national and local radio. He has also performed regularly as a solo artist and in a duo with Indian percussionist Nitin Odedra. He has made five albums with Fieldwork and two solo albums.
Floor Singers booked to perform on the night …
And your hosts, of course, are
Finger In The Jar
Formed especially as the host group for Atherstone Folk Club in June 2013, Finger In The Jar are Anne & Steve Beeson and Phil Benson.
Finger In The Jar perform as a group, as duos and as solo artists, depending on the songs being sung.
… and there are still floor-spots available!
Just email Phil and ask.
phil @ atherstonefolkclub.org.uk