Folk band drum up cash for New Mills Community Festival

Blackbird's Tea Party at New Mills Town Hall on Friday, May 5
Blackbird's Tea Party at New Mills Town Hall on Friday, May 5

Blackbeard’s Tea Party, named THE band to see at Glastonbury by the Huffington Post, and voted best band at last year’s Cropredy Convention, bring their gutsy folk rock to New Mills for the first time.

One of the most in-demand bands on the folk circuit, they will be performing at the town hall on Friday, May 6,at 7.30pm in a fundraiser for New Mills Community Festival.

The group give traditional songs and folk tunes a heavy rock edge with playful arrangements and driving dance rhythms.

Tickets are available from Priscillas Market Street or www.newmillsfestival.co.uk.

The concert starts at 7.30pm.