Shackleton Trio (UK)
The Shackleton Trio are Georgia Shackleton (fiddle, vocals), Aaren Bennett (guitar) and Nic Zuppardi (mandolin). Natural talents of the folk tradition, their self-penned material blends seamlessly with their imaginative yet authentic re-workings of traditional folk standards, influenced by British, American and Scandinavian folk traditions, with a regional twist from the group’s native East Anglia.
With a highly original and energetic musical style, the trio has been a tour de force on the UK and international folk scene over the last six years. They have been featured on Mark Radcliffe’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Show and BBC Radio 4, with five star reviews, and an appearance on Cambridge Folk Festival’s main stage alongside a host of UK and European festivals and international tours.
”Sparky, charismatic and intensely assured. An exciting and innovative young trio. A hefty thumbs up”
– fRoots Magazine
”An excellent debut album” ★★★★
“a voice entirely of their own”
“The combined forces of the trio deliver a stylish mix of material and influences with a direct and equal-handed commitment and tremendous panache”
”A great sound altogether”
Bruce MacGregor, BBC Radio Scotland
”superb with stunning harmonies”