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State of the Union


State Of The Union combines the talents of America (Brookes Williams) and England (Boo Hewerdine), producing an end result that is sure to delight fans of hook-laden songs, fiery and emotional guitar playing and soulful vocals. Tapping into a multitude of influences, from Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash to Blind Lemon Jefferson, State Of The Union is a masterclass in songwriting and performing. You can catch State of the Union at the Sunday evening concert.

In the grand tradition of ‘The Special Relationship’, State Of The Union combines the talents of America and England, producing an end result that is sure to delight fans of hook-laden songs, fiery and emotional guitar playing and soulful vocals. Tapping into a multitude of influences, from Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash to Blind Lemon Jefferson, the wide open Fenlands and the frenetic buzz of London, State Of The Union is a masterclass in songwriting, showing off the talents of bluesy Americana stalwart Brooks Williams and cult British singer-songwriter Boo Hewerdine to full effect.

Whether it’s authentic Americana, delicate ballads, reimagining modern pop or a new take on the classic standard ‘Peg And Awl’, the union of Williams and Hewerdine is in a wildly creative state, producing one of the year’s must-have albums.

Boo recently became patron to Ely Folk Festival.

http://www.stateoftheunionmusic.com/


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Booked so far for the 2015 festival

(subject to contract)

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band

Artisan

Steve Tilston

Les Barker

 

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