Southern Tenant Folk Union at The Atkinson

Southern Tenant Folk Union at The Atkinson

 Southern Tenant Folk Union, one of the most highly acclaimed folk/bluegrass bands in the UK today performs music from their sixth album ‘The Chuck Norris Project’ on Thursday 22 January, 7.30pm, at The Atkinson.

A six piece all acoustic band with banjo, mandolin, fiddle and harmony vocals, they perform an eclectic mix of high energy atmospheric folk and have received airplay from Bob Harris & Steve Lamacq on BBC Radio 2 and made live appearances on BBC One TV (The Andrew Marr Show), RTE TV (The Late Late Show) & Radio 4’s Loose Ends.

They present a musically eclectic album that remains an all-acoustic affair but takes in influences like 70’s disco, folk and soundtrack music mixing elements of composers like John Carpenter, Gene Clark and Fabio Frizzi. The album also features guest vocals from cult Americana songwriter Mike Ferrio (from the bands Tandy & Good Luck Mountain).

Praise in the Sunday Times, Guardian, Irish Times and Independent has seen the band light up the folk music scene. Artistically successful, award winning and with an exciting live act worked around a single microphone they have performed at Celtic Connections, Orkney Folk Festival, Belladrum and The Electric Picnic and now sell out arts centres across Europe.

The Scottish folk group Southern Tenant Folk Union presents its most potent offering since 2010’s excellent The New Farming Scene” –  Andy Gill, 4 Stars, The Independent

Tickets for Southern Tenant Folk Union are priced at £10 advance / £12 doors and are available online at or by calling Box Office on 01704 533333. You can also purchase your tickets over the counter during The Atkinson’s opening hours.





Southern Tenant Folk Union

Thursday 22 January


£10 adv/£12 doors

*Please be advised that there is a £2 booking fee for telephone and online sales.

The Atkinson
Lord Street



In person: Visit The Atkinson box office on Lord Street

For tickets: visit the website or call box office on 01704 533333



Notes to Editors

For more information, interviews, images or review tickets, please contact Emma Lloyd at The Atkinson on 0151 934 2129 |

Posted on 7 January 2015 under General news

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