Fairport’s Cropredy Convention 2014 – Joe Broughton’s Conservatoire Folk Ensemble

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On Tuesday I shared my first photos from Fairport’s Cropredy Convention 2014 – the opening set of the festival, featuring both the fabulous Fairport Convention and also the wonderful Conservatoire Folk Ensemble, fronted by the violinist Joe Broughton.

 

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As I’m already a big fan of Joe Broughton, I was expecting their set to be pretty darned awesome, and I’m glad to say that I wasn’t at all disappointed! Joe set the band up seventeen years ago, and due to the performers being from the Birmingham Conservatoire, the line-up is constantly evolving and the spontaneous atmosphere during their performance was definitely a testament to this!

 

 

 

 

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If you get a chance to see them, I would strongly recommend it. I didn’t stop dancing/wiggling for the entirety of their set, and really enjoyed being able to see so many energetic perfomers who were obviously completely loving every second of their time on stage.

 

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As mentioned in my post of photos of Fairport Acoustic Convention, I’ll also be posting photos of The Wonder Stuff, Fairport Convention’s Saturday night set and also a photo an hour post. Keep your eyes peeled!

 

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