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Music:Bella Gaffney at Groove Pad Shipley

Music, Thu 10 Feb 2022, £7

Groove Pad Shipley

Groove Pad Shipley

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2016 Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award winner Bella Gaffney hails from Bradford. She writes folk-inspired songs which she performs along with her own original arrangements of traditional pieces. In 2018 she was one of the first recipients of a Friends Of Towersey Festival Award for music developmental support and opportunities.

She has played at a great many folk and music festivals over the last few years, including Celtic Connections, Beverley, HebCelt, ButeFest, Dent, Shrewsbury, Otley, Southwell, BAAFest, & Filey. 2017 saw the release of her solo album Heaven Knows with Folkstock, to great reviews.

Bella also performs with sought-after celtic/bluegrass band The Magpies with Holly Brandon & Kate Griffin. In 2020 they released their debut album Tidings to great reviews:

‘One of those effervescent albums you’d be happy to recommend to people who might not consider themselves folk fans’ - The Sunday Times

‘Folk with finesse’ - The Daily Mail

‘Check that album out! Really good mix of songs and instrumentals - they’re great players!’ - Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

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Thu 10 Feb 2022


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