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Cardboard Fox

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Overview

  • Bluegrass and country act
  • Excellent rĂ©pertoire of BG classics from the likes of Bill Monroe, Bob Dylan and other they also play a smattering of original songs
  • Perform as an acoustic quartet comprising guitar, mandolin, fiddle and double bass

Location

The act is based in Bath but regularly tour nationally and internationally.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45mins sets with a short break in between

About this Act

Cardboard Fox are an exciting, young acoustic band who are pushing the boundaries of contemporary bluegrass and folk music. Consisting of four established musicians on the UK music scene, twin sibling harmonies and virtuosic solos, this band is not to be missed!

They were the winners of the 2015 Spiral Earth Award for Best Debut, Cardboard Fox are an exciting new four piece with a fast growing fan base. All of them  have their roots in bluegrass but their collective influences reach much further and this shows in their music. Formed in late 2013 in Bath, England, the band features the sibling harmonies of the Carrivick Sisters, Charlotte and Laura on guitar/vocals and fiddle/vocals respectively, the extraordinary talents of young mandolin player Joe Tozer and the driving and technically demanding double bass playing and harmony vocals of John Breese.

With a focus on original songs plus a large amount of classics from act such as Joni Michael and Bob Dylan and energetic live shows, this is a group of musicians who are very, very excited about what this line up can create and that’s what makes this acoustic quartet so special.

Testimonials

“…an array of carefully crafted textures; often built on rich harmonic foundations, full of freshness and light.”

– FATEA Magazine

“Love this terrific new EP from Cardboard Fox, (the) whole thing is ace!”

– Mark Kermode

Set List

Raised On Robbery - Joni Mitchell
Tear My Still House Down - Gillian Welch
Little Annie - Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys
On And On - Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys
The Fox - Nickel Creek
When My Sweet Love Ain't Around - Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys
Jordan Is A Hard Road To Travel - Chris Thile
Cry Cry Darlin' - Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys
Road To Columbus - Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys
Walkin' Down The Line - Bob Dylan
Don't Think Twice, It's Alright - Bob Dylan
More Than You And Me - Cardboard Fox
Out Of Sight Is Out Of Mind - Cardboard Fox
Hiding In Hi-Vis - Cardboard Fox
Couldn't Find The Time - Cardboard Fox
Balloon - Cardboard Fox
Someone Else's Shoes - Cardboard Fox
Evening Sun - Cardboard Fox
Green Skin - Cardboard Fox
I Gotta Run - Cardboard Fox
Sore Loser - Cardboard Fox
Believe Me - Cardboard Fox
Gone Not Forgotten - Cardboard Fox
Felicity - Cardboard Fox
Ego - Cardboard Fox

Lineup

  • 4 piece band consisting of guitar, mandolin, fiddle and double bass

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