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Join local band Sons of Rodger this festival

The Sons of Rodger are an exciting, Sheffield-based rock/roots/acoustic band (for want of a better description!) of talented musicians; Ian White (percussion), Richard Memmott (vocals, guitar, bass, mandolin) and Nigel Parsons (vocals, guitars, harmonica, kazoo). The chaps previously played together for many years in the popular classic rock band Rodger, as well as with other notable artists from the Sheffield music scene; Joe Cocker, Frank White, Dale Storr, Cary Bayliss, Danny Cummings. They’ve also appeared on national and local BBC playlists and radio sessions.

Containing two songwriters, the band  plays original material and also covers songs by; Steve Earle, Jethro Tull, Nick Drake, REM, CS&N, James Taylor …

Band member Nigel Parsons has opened for some of the leading players in the folk and acoustic world; Boo Hewerdine, Chris Wood, Bill Caddick, O’Hooley & Tidow, Dave Burland, Ranagri, Reg Mueross …He currently has a solo album ‘Sinistralman’ on release:

https://nigelparsons.bandcamp.com/album/sinistralman ‘.. silkily rendered and exquisitely recorded … a well-honed instinct for what makes an effective arrangement … his singing is right in the pocket, both lead and backing vox … a cut above …’ (Stirrings Magazine, March – May 2019)

Band member Richard Memmott is also a member of the prog/art rock band The Pearson Memmott Conspiracy https://www.pearsonmemmott.com/ Their latest album Freedom, Industry & Providence has been well-received “…A recommended listening for lovers of Rock music in general and Prog in the specific, who will appreciate the final epic suite, which concludes this good full-length with quality.”  (Progressive Rock Journal, March 2022)

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