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Mon 29 Apr 2019

Old Queens Head, Islington

The Night Shift – Islington

Time: 7:30pm

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Venue telephone: 020 7354 9993

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Lisa Beznosiuk flute
Paula Chateauneuf theorbo and baroque guitar
Richard Tunnicliffe viola da gambe and mandolin

The Night Shift is back at Essex Road boozer the Old Queen’s Head, one of our favourite places to let our hair down and play without the usual rules of the concert hall.

This time we’re bringing a veritable Noah’s Ark of old instruments, including nimble baroque flutes, the long-necked theorbo, an elegant baroque guitar and a teeny-tiny mandolin.

Our band are playing music by Bach and Rameau, as well as old English folk songs and music by some of the virtuoso guitarists of the 17th century.

Doors open at 7.30PM

Support act John Myrtle  7.45PM.

First set 8.30PM. Second set 9.30PM.

Intrigued? Here’s our introduction to the exotic, long-necked member of the Baroque orchestra – the theorbo.

Venue details

Nearest tube: Angel Nearest overground: Highbury & Islington
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