Our gallery from what was another sensational night of live music at The Stag & Hunter Hotel, Newcastle, with Scotish Folk Rockers Elephant Sessions smashing out a foot-stomping set that had the whole pub on their feet and dancing, the night was opened by special guest Hunter Valley Singer-Songwriter, Dave Wells.
Elephant Session has 7 shows remaining on their debut Australian tour, don’t miss out on catching this sensational live band on stage get to a show near you, check below for further tour dates and locations.
Recently nominated as Live Act of the Year at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2016, fiery highland five-piece Elephant Sessions are a musical powerhouse, welding weapons-grade grooves and guitar attack with quicksilver fiddle/mandolin melodies.
The group fuses rich folk and trad influences with funk, rock, and electronica in an instantly captivating, progressive, visceral blend. Since being named Up and Coming Artist of the Year at 2014 Trad Awards, in just a few short years the group have already become renowned for breathtaking live shows throughout the UK and Europe, taking the festival scene well and truly by storm with appearances at Glastonbury, Denmark’s Tønder and a sold out headline show at Celtic Connections 2017.
The band’s critically acclaimed debut album, The Elusive Highland Beauty, amassed wide radio play across BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6, whilst their follow-up – All We Have Is Now – due for release later this year is already being touted as one of the most anticipated of 2017.
REMAINING TOUR DATES
Mar 21 – Brass Monkey, Cronulla, NSW – Tickets
Mar 22 – Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, VIC – Tickets
Mar 23, 2018 – Yackandandah Folk Festival, Yackandandah, VIC – See website for details
Mar 28, 20186:00 PM – The Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW – Tickets
Mar 29 & 30 – Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW – See website for details
Mar 31, 2018 – The National Folk Festival, Canberra, ACT – See website for details