In the tradition of telling ghost stories at Christmastime, Crows' Bones is a mesmerising collection of ghost songs old and new, pinpointing the essence of what is most beautiful and unsettling in the folk genre.

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Work type: Performance.


Led by Lau accordionist Martin Green, it is performed by a specially assembled group of folk luminaries made up of Becky Unthank (The Unthanks), nykelharpist Niklas Roswall and singer Inge Thomson (Karine Polwart band). Drawing together songs of murderous visitations and unnatural happenings, Crows' Bones takes you deep into a musical hinterland of broken music boxes and twisted gramophones to reveal the dark heart of folk song.Author Martin Green (Lau). Performer Martin Green. Performer Becky Unthank. Performer Inge Thomson. Performer Niklas Roswall.
13 Dec 13Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal :: V6
listing details L0237819110

A Folk Ghost Story for Christmas - T2086560887

Martin Green (Lau) and Becky Unthank lead a collection of handpicked folk luminaries, who will send shivers down your spine in traditional folk songs from northern lands about ghosts, ghouls and unquiet spirits.Performer Martin Green. Performer Becky Unthank.
20 Dec 12Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds :: V975
listing details L324217697

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