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Banter are: Simon Care on melodeon, Nina Zella on keyboards and vocals and Tim Walker on drums, percussion, brass, and vocals. And their newest member Mark Jolley on bass, fiddle, guitar and vocals.

Four fine musicians whose roots are firmly in the traditional English genre, but who enjoy stretching the limits. Formed in 2015, due to a happy accident, they immediately realised their common love for English traditional song and dance and began to mess around with it.

Their new album THREE has received multiple radio plays around the world and notched up 4 and 5 star reviews in the national music press.  Come and see them to judge for yourself.

“really atmospheric and exquisitely done”
Mark Radcliffe BBC Radio 2

“This is just beautiful”
Frank Hennessy BBC Wales Celtic Heartbeat Show

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