KAN May UK Tour Playing The Atkinson, Southport on Friday 16 May 2014

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KAN May UK Tour Playing  The Atkinson, Southport on Friday 16 May 2014

Debut album ‘Sleeper’ (KanCD01) available now from Kan-music.co.uk

“Gorgeous instrumentals that rock and swing.” Mojo **** “Mesmerising” fRoots

Featuring Brian Finnegan (Flook!) and 2014 BBC Folk Musician of the Year Aidan O’Rourke (Lau), Kan takes the listener on a high-octane and dynamic journey that will enthral the senses and make the blood rush.

Following the critically acclaimed debut album ‘Sleeper’, Kan has cultivated a formidable live act that has captivated audiences at home and around the globe.

Tours have included sold-out gigs in Japan and India, a blistering headline slot at Ortigueira Festival 2013 in Galicia and a show-stealing performance at WOMEX 2013 in Cardiff. Kan’s music is experimental yet deeply rooted in

the folk traditions of Scotland, Ireland, Northumberland and beyond.

All material is jointly composed with a heavy emphasis on linear motion. Through daring exploration and the creation of rich and progressive soundscapes, Kan has joined the pantheon of new bands moving instrumental trad music in bold new directions.

Kan: Aidan O’Rourke Fiddles/Loops, Brian Finnegan Flutes/Whistles, Ian Stephenson Guitar/Bass, Jim Goodwin Drums/Percussion/ Wavedrum

To view Kan playing Night Ride to Armagh at the 2013 Festival de Ortigueira 2013, please see the link here. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lswbZ28ldiI

“A unique voice is quietly making itself heard and there is magic in this.” Songlines ****

“Formidable melodic power, acoustic subtlety and fizz, and the weight of every stick stroke judged to perfection.”  The Herald Scotland

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