Profile: The Idioms

Extraterrestrial alt-folk has now landed on earth and is being shaped by guitars, bouzouki, violin, sonic harmonies and a few beeps and parps. The Idioms are (jazz/folk Gillie Nicholls, (Albion Band) Gary Hurlstone (aka Smiling Knives) and Jamie Parkes.

Live, our show borrows from traditional and nu folk spiced with the joie de vivre of pop and close harmony singing. Expect songs with themes spanning aliens, Zen, robots, breathing and dancing hares — music infused with emotion, excitement and fun.

Performing at The Festival — The Lord Combermere, Saturday 27th 9.30pm

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