Welcome to the Bowerhouse
The Bowerhouse is an independently run art and performance space in Maidstone, Kent. We have regular concerts, folk club and life drawing, irregular choir practices and art exhibitions
The Rheingans Sisters
10st MAY 18 | at the BOWERHOUSE | DOORS 7.30pm | £10
Winners of the 2016 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Original Track, The Rheingans Sisters make playful, powerful and richly connecting music that is wholly contemporary while deeply anchored in folk traditions. Drawing on their pan-European musical scholarship (having studied extensively in France, Sweden and Norway) and their spirited mission to make connections between the music of different geographical roots, they have developed a rich artistic approach to the deconstruction and reimagining of traditional music alongside their own beguiling compositions.
Since the release of their award-winning album Already Home (2015) audiences across the UK, Europe and Australia have been captivated by their live performances; as full-hearted performers and on-stage improvisors - via the adventurous use of fiddles, voices, banjo, bansitar, tambourin à cordes, poetry and percussion - The Rheingans Sisters are a unique and unmissable act on the folk and world music stage today. Their hotly anticipated third album 'Bright Field' is released in March 2018.
"Superb" - The Independent
“Magnificent… music you wish to return to again and again” ★★★★★ - Songlines
“The Rheingans Sisters enchanted one and all with their reverie on stage” - The Canberra Times
“Quite simply extraordinary”- fRoots
Life Drawing - every Thursday, 7-9pm. £10
Community Choir - every other Wednesday, 7.30-9pm
Three Ravens Folk Club - Fourth Tuesday of the month, 8pm- late
20 Warwick Place
Please avoid parking on Warwick Place, try up Bower Mount Road
Photos by Tim Wilkinson and Greg Hitchcock