The Bogtrotters

Internationally famous Celtic Band specialising in Irish and Scottish music

The Boggies are five musicians from a wide variety of musical backgrounds and include:
Tim Flaherty : Vocals/ Rhythm guitar/ Whistle.
Peter Longdon : 5 string banjo.
Alex Johnson: Electric lead & Acoustic guitar / Mandolin.
Dan Axworthy: Violin / Whistles / Vocals. Check out Eimears my space site.
Jim Hand : Bass guitar / Vocals.( and website).

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Steve Knightley & Jim Causley

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One of England's greatest singer songwriters - Mike Harding, BBC Radio 2 Knightley dares to tackle subjects other songwriters leave well alone - his best songs are bleak, witty and finely observed -The Guardian
- A folk legend - BBC Music Touching emotional literacy - Daily Telegraph 

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They are the unusual and winning combination of Chris's driving guitar,Emily's incisive fiddle playing and Jude's lyrical oboe coupled with great full on vocal harmonies.

The Isambarde story begins in late 2001, when Chris Green (vocals, guitar), decided to form a band. The only slight problem with this was the fact that he didn’t really know anyone within twenty years of his own age who shared his taste for traditional English folk music. A lonely and brief solo career beckoned!

Then as luck would have it, Chris got involved at very short notice in a musical theatre production at the Alexandra Theatre that shall remain nameless, as it was a bit of a nightmare for all concerned. It was in these stressful circumstances that he met the show's orchestral manager and more importantly pit oboist Jude Rees (oboe, vocals), a fellow folkie reared on Steeleye Span, the Albion Band and other alumni of the 60's and 70's folk revival. She had just completed an MA at Birmingham Conservatoire and leapt at the chance to do something different from the music traditionally associated with the oboe.

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