Melrose Quartet


11-27 October 2019.

Early December 2019 – Limited number of very special seasonal concerts.


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Nominated for Best Group, 2014 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

Melrose Quartet are Nancy Kerr (voice, fiddle), James Fagan (voice, bouzouki, guitar), Jess Arrowsmith (voice, fiddle) and Richard Arrowsmith (voice, melodeons). This November sees them release their eagerly-awaited second album, Dominion.

From deep roots in their hometown’s vibrant music, song and dance scene, to smashing concert appearances all over the UK, Sheffield-based Melrose Quartet have attracted a reputation for making music that truly connects with people. All four are internationally renowned singers, instrumentalists and writer/composers and this year they were proud to be named the new patrons of Whitby Folk week.

Dominion expands and strengthens the musical presence they first asserted with “Fifty Verses”, their 2014 BBC Folk Award-nominated debut CD.

“Brilliantly showcases their joyous confidence and versatility. With particularly impressive four-part harmony singing, this is a rich, dynamic and inspired team.” fRoots Magazine

…all in all an inspired ensemble so obviously playing for joy” Martin Simpson

Tour Dates

10/05/2019Wycombe Folk ArtsHIGH WYCOMBE
18/05/2019Doncaster FolkFestivalDONCASTER
20/05/2019National Centre for Early MusicYORK
24/05/2019Chesterfield Library TheatreCHESTERFIELD
25/05/2019Chippenham Folk FestivalCHIPPENHAM
26/05/2019Fishguard Folk FestivalFISHGUARD
06/07/2019Kimpton Folk FestivalHITCHIN
12/07/2019Ely Folk FestivalELY
27/07/2019Warwick Folk FestivalWARWICK
17/08/2019Folk EastWOODBRIDGE
22/09/2019Hitchin Folk ClubHITCHIN