Jamie Smith's MABON
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If there’s one event you shouldn’t miss this year, it is the appearance of the bubbling, dynamic, joyous Jamie Smith’s MABON! With nearly twenty years of performing behind them; with shows all across the world, at some of the planet’s finest festivals and venues, this Celtic/World music ‘festival in a band’ is primed to make you forget the dreary and despondent times.
The band of five consummate musicians has been hailed as one of the UK’s most accomplished, and over recent years has become ‘famed for brilliant live shows’ (Guardian), ‘unmatched by their peers’ (Songlines) and have ‘a fearsome reputation as a live band… stratospheric’ (Financial Times).
Stand by for infectious, life-affirming music by the spadeful!
WINNER - (UK) Spiralearch 'Beast Live Group'
WINNER - (UK) Spiralearch 'Best Album'
WINNER - (Germany) ‘Eiserner Eversteiner’ Best Live Band
WINNER - 'Open Accordion Prize' (Jamie Smith), Festival Interceltique
"Jamie Smith’s Mabon are a class act." fROOTS
"a truly compulsive ride – brilliant" The Independent
"a fearsome reputation as a live band… stratospheric" Financial Times
"Epic... Mabon became famous across Wales, and then the festival circuit, thanks to the power and versatility of Smith's remarkable accordion work" The Guardian
"stunning, precise, exciting, creative, awesome" Phil Brown - The Drift, BBC Radio Lancs
"They are easily one of the best of the UKs folk bands, making full use of great melodies, driving rhythms and an irrepressible stage presence" worldmusic.co.uk