“Henry Parker has a beautifully clear and precise finger picking acoustic guitar style…this isn’t background folk club music, or filler, it’s quite simply gorgeous.” – FATEA

“A gifted young guitar player who has been impressing local audiences with his dexterity and choice of material” – Tykes News

“Bloody excellent” – Wizz Jones

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Date Location Venue
8th April Haworth The Black Bull
13th April Hebden Bridge Wadsworth Community Centre (W/Greg Russel & Ciaran Algar)
20th April Saltaire Live Room (w/Michael Chapman)
21st April Barnsley Penny Arcade
22nd April Alcester The Cross Keys
28th April Hepworth Village Hall (w/Sam Carter)
29th April Halifax The Grayston Unity
1st May Leeds The Chemic Tavern
5th May 3pm Filey Folk Festival (Folk Hour Stage)
25th May Sheffield Gardeners Rest
27th May Warrington The Old Townhouse
4th June Bingley Chip n Ern Ale House
17th June Beverley Folk Festival Area 2 stage 8pm
19th June Harrogate Blues Bar
7th July Leeds Leeds Tattoo Convention (Arena)
7th July Haworth Parkside Social Club
24th July Hull Off the Tap
24th August Misson Village Hall
2nd September Sheffield White Lion
5th October Leeds Seven Live
7th October Bradford We Shall Overcome
14th October Darwen The Crown
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With a sound rooted in the haze of the English folk revival, Henry Parker takes up a style crafted by players such as Bert Jansch and Nick Drake in the 1960’s and early 70’s. The open tuned acoustic calls to mind ‘Folk-Baroque’, a term once used to describe all those who followed in the footsteps of the great originator Davy Graham. While his songs and tunes arrive either worked from his own hand, or are borrowed and developed from the traditional British folk cannon. Those that have seen him perform on a hollow-body electric guitar, understand the influence and impression that modern jazz has made on his music.


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