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Thu, 23 Nov

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Bradford

Dave Ellis and Boo Howard

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Time & Location

23 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 22:00

Bradford, Bradford, UK

About the event

With regular appearances at festivals and folk clubs, Dave & Boo are now an integral part of the British  acoustic folk scene and firm favourites with audiences up and down the land. Dave Ellis left Liverpool and headed to London with his guitar at the tender age of 18. He was soon  headlining at major venues, getting rave reviews for his extraordinary guitar playing, duetting with Gordon Giltrap and touring with his hero Bert Jansch. Melody Maker listed him as “one of the 6 best guitarists in  the world.” With the release of his solo album, radio and TV beckoned and after a spot on the Old Grey Whistle Test,  Dave decided to form The Dave Ellis Band. Boo joined as the bass player and soon became the main  singer. The pair became a solid partnership renowned for their unusual blend of powerful songwriting,  exquisite guitar playing and beautiful harmonies. Dave & Boo’s latest album Time (2022) gets a 5-star review in Rock n Reel:“Whenever I listen to a new  album from Dave and Boo I invariably find myself staggered at the sheer quality of the songs and the  wonderful way that the pair arrange and perform them. The vocals and musicianship are of a knock-your-socks off calibre... this is a master craftsman and craftswoman at work.

Paying at door, £7 non-members, £6 members

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