James Hickman (UK) brings his driving guitar playing and unique musical interpretation to their mix of old and new roots music. Dan Cassidy (USA), a virtuoso musician, provides an array of fiddle melodies and harmony singing. Dan is the brother of Eva Cassidy and performed on some of his late sister's recordings.
Their sound flows from the connection between British and American folk and is bursting with all the humour, heartbreak and excitement of these genres. The lively English wit of Hickman is set against Cassidy’s bone-dry irony and American drawl as they take audiences on a dynamic and unforgettable transatlantic journey.
James and Dan stand out because they are both great personalities. They combine their accomplished musicianship with a friendly approach that features amusing anecdotes and light-hearted song introductions. They tell stories of their childhood, touring exploits and musical mishaps, and their humorous banter makes this exceptional music just seem effortless!
They will be appearing at Hollingwood Hub beside the Chesterfield Canal on Thursday 16th May at 7.30 p.m. All tickets cost £8. To book, ring 01246 477569 or book online at the Chesterfield Canal Trust website.