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Multi-award winning Talisk announce Kendal show as part of biggest UK headline tour to date

Talisk (Credit Samuel Hurt)

Scottish firebrands Talisk have announced they will play Kendal as part of a run of 19 headline shows this November.

The band are set to bring their explosively energetic live show to Brewery Arts Centre on Friday, 1 November as part of their biggest UK tour to date.

Following the release of their critically acclaimed second album in 2018 ‘Beyond’ and a hugely popular 2018 tour, Talisk will captivate Kendal audiences with a thrilling performance this autumn.

The trio, comprsing comprise of Mohsen Amini (BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards’ Musician of the Year 2018), Hayley Keenan and Graeme Armstrong, have amassed a die-hard following over the last five years, been named Folk Band of the Year in 2017, awarded the Belhaven Bursary for Innovation (Prize matched only by the Mercury Award) in 2018 at the BBC Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, and collected in excess of 5.5 million streams online.

They seamlessly meld concertina, fiddle and guitar to produce a multi-layered, enthralling signature sound with has effortlessly entertained audiences from the USA to Australia, with appearances at world-leading festivals including the Cambridge Folk Festival, Denmark’s Tønder, WOMAD UK and Las Palmas, the Philadelphia Folk Festival, Celtic Colours, Milwaukee Irish Festival and five successive outings at Glasgow’s Celtic Connections.

Talisk member Mohsen Amini said: “November 2019 is going to be our biggest headline tour to date. We’re coming straight out off the back of our best summer yet, playing main stage slots at some of the most respected festivals in the genre. Closing the Saturday night stage 1 at Cambridge Folk Festival, late night at Philadelphia Folk Festival, touring around Borneo, Canada, USA, Spain, France, Italy, Russia, CZ, England, Scotland and going straight onto our debut tour of Japan after the UK.

“We’re traveling the length and breadth of the UK and can’t wait to hit  Brewery Arts Centre for the first time. Tickets are already selling fast and after a near sell-out November tour last year, we’re encouraging people to book early to avoid disappointment. We want to make sure we get to see every single one of you there – we’re excited and hope you are too Kendal!”

Catch them at  Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal on Friday, 1 November. Tickets available here: www.breweryarts.co.uk/event/talisk.

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