Alexander’s Live are delighted to welcome the Urban Folk Quartet to bring their special mix of folk magic to Chester on Thursday, April 21.

This is fiddle-led music with urban influences in the widest sense – it draws heavily on celtic dance, traditional song, funk grooves, middle-eastern melodies, afrobeat to north Indian rhythms.

Joe Broughton, Paloma Trigás, Tom Chapman and Dan Walsh are the Urban Folk Quartet.

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Since forming in 2009, the UFQ’s genre-defying, all-embracing approach to folk music has captivated audiences in high-energy performances across the world.

2015 brought The Escape, a new studio album showcasing material the band had crafted over the course of their first two years with their latest member, banjo player, guitarist and singer Dan Walsh.

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The album is their most critically acclaimed to date, making several end of year lists including The Telegraph’s Best Of Folk 2015. The Escape Tour took them across the UK, as well as taking in dates in France, Belgium and Denmark.

Tickets £6 in advance. Call 01244 340005 or visit www.alexanderslive.com.