Profile: Skutch Manos
skutch manos

Skutch Manos offer a beautiful and hypnotic clash of classical Spanish and British instrumental acoustic folk, sometimes heavy, sometimes soft, but always heartfelt! Think Rodrigo y Gabriela, John Williams, John Mclaughlin and Led Zeppelin all rolled in to one: a deadly and rhythmic combination of percussion, guitar and double bass.
Skutch Manos were formed in 2011 by classical guitarist Arlen Connelly (formerly The Acoustic Conquistador) and Brazilian percussionist Holly Prest after meeting as different acts at Manchester's popular Food and Drink Festival. The band soon became 3 in 2012 with the addition of jazz double bassist Chris Cliffl and have found hard followers from music hot spots such as Band on the Wall and Matt and Phred's.
Their compositions are often dynamically expansive and well embellished and best served live!
They play at the festival on Thursday 9.30pm at The Lord Combermere

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