Sunday 21st May 2017
Doug Eunson and Sarah Matthews have been playing English acoustic folk music together since 1995. We had them at the folk club for our very first opening night with their group Cupola. We had a packed house and they gave us a fantastic start to the club. So much so, that we invited them back again for our first ever folk day in 2012. The following year Sarah had made a lovely solo album, so we asked her to perform some songs from that at the folk day that year. Sarah also appeared at the club with her amazing group Moirai in the 2014 folk day. In 2015 we had Cupola : Ward, the fantastic fusion of Cupola's amazing music combined with Lucy Ward's superb singing and songwriting. As Moirai were such a big hit we invited them back again last year for our November concert night. We realised that we have had Sarah performing in one form or another every year since we started the club, but we have never yet booked them as a duo, so now is the time to put that right.
Doug and Sarah sing in superb harmony with melodeon, fiddle and viola, choosing their material with care and crafting their arrangements with style and intuitive elegance. They play English and European dance music and draw on some of the finest English folk song repertoire. We are looking forward to another great night at The Poppy Folk Club.