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Sgt Gavin Henderson's Trio

Music

Overview

  • High energy folk band
  • Superbly eclectic repertoire of 100s of reels as well as specially attained covers such as Eye of the Tiger and London Calling
  • Perform as a trio as standard and can expand to a 5 piece if required

Location

The guys are based in Central London and happy to travel.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 50 minute sets with 20 minute break

About this Act

Sgt Gavin Henderson's Trio comprise three likeminded musicians who formed in early 2017 and have already made their mark with their group. Coming from projects of their own (Teyr, Crossharbour, Céilí Max), Tad Sargent (guitar, bouzouki, bodhran, vocals), James Gavin (fiddle, guitar) and Dominic Henderson (Uillean pipes, whistles and vocals) blend their intrigue with new sounds with the old styles of the music they grew up with.

Born in London, Tad, James and Dominic having grown up playing on the session circuit as accomplished musicians in their own right, and also having taught extensively in their fields, now turn their heads towards hitting stages at events around the country with a new, exciting, and vibrant sound. Their music has been described as "Ear Candy For The Gods" by Bill Barclay (Director Music at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and Guardian Columnist).

Between them, the lads have played at venues ranging from the Royal Albert Hall, The Union Chapel, and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre right through to Glastonbury Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival, and been on many tours of Europe and The USA.

Set List

Children - Robert Miles
Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
Enter Sandman - Metallica
London Calling - The Clash
Spancill Hill
Missing You - Jimmy McCarthy
Highwayman - Jimmy Webb
P Stands for Paddy
Dunnes Store Girl - John Spillane
Lonesome Boatman

Apart from their own sets they also play sets from Trad bands such as:

Bothy Band
Lunasa
Moving Hearts
Afro-Celtic Sound System

And many more including 100s of reels

Lineup

  • Trio consisting of Vocals, Uilleann Pipes, Fiddle, Whistle, Guitar and Bodhran
  • 5 piece Consisting of Vocals, Uilleann Pipes, Fiddle, Whistle, Guitar, Bodhran, Dhol, Dholak and Drums

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