About Show of Hands

Show of Hands are undeniably one of the strongest current forces in acoustic music – England’s finest and most popular roots partnership and something of a “people’s band”, regularly voicing the hopes, fears and life stories of scores of people in song. Joined by Miranda Sykes on double bass they are widely recognised for their resonating original songs, stunning musicianship and remarkable audience rapport

Their latest album ‘Long Way Home’ received rave reviews across the board, and was nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ‘Best Album’ category.

“An irresistible, anthemic, rousing live show” Mark Radcliffe

“Multi instrumental virtuosity and stunning harmonies” Simon Mayo

“Classy multi instrumental and vocal work” The Guardian

“Always surprise and delight their audiences” R2 Magazine

“One of the leading forces in British folk” Acoustic Magazine”