Knight & Spiers, Junction 2, Cambridge, 6th March 2018

The last gig of the City Roots Festival was, fittingly enough, the folkiest gig of the festival. Sure, there had been the likes of Sam Kelley with his mixture of new and re-arranged traditional songs, but this combination of Peter Knight, previously with Steeleye Span, on fiddle and melodeon maestro John Spiers brought a poignant purity to their playing. Their two sets drew heavily on the duo’s new album, ‘Well Met’, which features instrumental versions of several songs as well as dance tunes – mostly hornpipes – old and new. Continue reading “Knight & Spiers, Junction 2, Cambridge, 6th March 2018”