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'SALTLINES' DOUBLE ALBUM (CD)

Posted by Peter Knight on June 18th 2022

'SALTLINES' A body of work as inspiring, and inspired, as Saltlines, mertis being recorded and enjoyed for posterity. Our intention is to record the shows so that in a few months time we can offer everyone the chance to experience this unique journey many times over.

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Special Preview Track from SALTLINES

Posted by Peter Knight on June 10th 2022

"Folk songs by their very nature recall the past, but words and meaning can change and drift over time, like the headlands of the coast slipping in and out of the mist. The Saltlines project combines a rich heritage of song with an exploration of words to reach that moment where the sun burns back the mist and the south west comes into clear view.

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SALTLINES

Posted by Peter Knight on May 17th 2022

SALTLINES Latest News We were delighted to be joined at our recent Saltlines rehearsals by the fabulous Folk on Foot team, led by Matthew Bannister. The star of our project is the South West Coast Path, and a perfect subject for the Folk on Foot Podcast, especially as we are collaborating with Raynor Winn, whose memoir The Salt Path, recalls her inspiring walk of the path, under the most difficult of circumstances.

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New Compilation Album Release

Posted by Peter Knight on April 5th 2021

New Compilation Album Release From Poets to Wives - Release Date 16th April 2021 From Talking Elephant Records, a 'Best Of' compilation album taken from Gigspanner's four albums...Lipreading the Poet, Doors at Eight, Layers of Ages and The Wife of Urban Law.

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The Gigspanner Big Band to Headline at Costa del Folk's 'As You Like It' Festival, 29th July 2021

Posted by Peter Knight on March 9th 2021

It is with the greatest pleasure that we announce that The Gigspanner Big Band will be headlining at the 'As You Like It' folk festival, hosted by the brilliant Costa Del Folk team. It takes place between the 26th and 29th July 2021 at Walton Hall, situated just outside Stratford upon Avon.

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Gigspanner Big Band Live Stream Concert Retrospective Tickets

Posted by Peter Knight on September 26th 2020

The Gigspanner Big Band Live at Nettlebed Folk Club Retrospective Tickets For A Limited Time Only For those who missed the Gigspanner Big Band's Live Stream album launch concert on the 21st of September, we have some good news! By request, we have agreed to make tickets available for the video footage, which was streamed via a hidden Youtube link. The ticket will allow you to watch as many times as you like, for as long as the video remains online.

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Gigspanner Big Band Live Stream Concert

Posted by Peter Knight on August 28th 2020

We are beyond excited to announce that The Gigspanner Big Big Band will be playing a live concert on Monday the 21st of September. It will be livestreamed from the legendary Nettlebed Folk Club. We were devastated by the cancellation of our April/May Album launch tour, and to have this opportunity to play our rehearsed set to you, at long last, has brought a massive smile to our faces. We hope that it brings a smile to yours.

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New Video Is Now Live

Posted by Peter Knight on April 10th 2020

We reocorded this in our own homes and John Spiers put it all together. Well done that Man. This is a track from our new CD 'Natural Invention' Go to the 'Listen' page and scroll down. It's the top video. 'Earl Brand' by the Gigspanner Big Band. Hope you like it. Peter.

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Album Launch day.

Posted by Peter Knight on April 10th 2020

Hi All. Exciting day today. The launch of the new Gigspanner Big Band CD. We have a video of one of the tracks on our new CD 'Natural Invention' that we put together remotely. It's of the song "Earl Brand". It will be premiered at 4.30 UK time.

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News

Posted by Peter Knight on March 31st 2020

Thanks to everyone who so generously supported the Gigspanner Big Band's recent Crowdfunding campaign. It is your commitment, and faith in the band, that has resulted in the album being sent out into the wide world...and it's great to read that now you are starting to receive your CD's. We hope that it has shone some light into this challenging time in our lives.

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