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Prema is a family friendly Arts Centre, promoting performance, live music and art exhibitions as well as accessible workshops, classes and creative experiences for kids and adults.

Prema, near Dursley in the Stroud valleys, offers an affordable day out for all folk in the South West.

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Fri 13 September 7:30pm

£14/£11(c) • Friends £12/£9(c) • On the day £18
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Firm favourites here at Prema, the inimitable Blowzabella comprises Andy Cutting – diatonic button accordion; Jo Freya – vocals, saxophone, clarinet; Paul James – bagpipes, saxophones; Gregory Jolivet – hurdy-gurdy; David Shepherd – violin; Barn Stradling – bass guitar; Jon Swayne – bagpipes, saxophone.
Blowzabella is a genuinely unique band with a driving, drone-based sound played with a fabulous sense of melody, rhythmic expertise and sheer feeling. They compose their own music that is influenced and flavoured by English and European traditional dance music. All the band members are compsers and many of their tunes are “standards” within the modern British/European folk repertoire and are played by people all over the world. Bands across Europe who experiment with folk music often cite Blowzabella as a major influence. Much loved and respected, there is no one else quite like them. The tickets are going to sell super-quick. Don’t dawdle – book ‘em now!

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