The Demon Barbers XL 'Rise Up'
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, The Demon Barbers XL 'Rise Up' has now been postponed to 30 May 2021 (original date 7 Jun 2020). Original tickets can be exchanged for the new date or returned.
Part gig, part dance show and featuring some of the UK’s most exciting young Clog, Sword, Hip Hop & Break dancers, The Demon Barbers are guaranteed to deliver the live folk music & dance spectacular of the year.
The Demon Barbers have racked up an impressive two decades of galvanising the folk scene with their rousing rhythms, soaring crescendos and ‘maverick’ approach to fusing the contemporary with the traditional.
What better way to mark this musical milestone than with the long-anticipated release of their next album Rise Up along with this new adaptation of their critically acclaimed stage show!
Folk has long provided a mouthpiece for the common man to not only share stories but to inspire political action.
Until now, The Demon Barbers have largely steered clear of politics but Rise Up heralds a change.
The inspiration for the album's stirring title track comes from Kett's Rebellion of 1549, an uprising which took place in, lead-singer, Damien Barber’s Norfolk homeland over the illegal enclosures of common land.
Previous winners of Best Live Act at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
"They’re giving folk music its own dance revolution. The music here isn’t the background, it’s the manifesto. And it’s wonderful”