Stick in the Wheel (UK)


East London folk band and four-times BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominees Stick in the Wheel have taken the British folk scene by storm with their two full-length albums and incendiary live performances of traditional folk music. This band is fiercely breathing new life into the culture and practice of folk musik for new generations while seamlessly blending it with their own song material. Fronted by singer Nicola Kearey and guitarist/producer Ian Carter, Stick in the Wheel have become known for Kearey’s authentic delivery and for creating culturally and politically switched-on music with its roots firmly embedded in the genre’s traditional, working-class heritage. Stick in the Wheel examines rituals and cycles, ghosts and death, land and place, thieves and beggars, rage and lust. For FFFF#10 they will perform as a trio (Nicola Kearey, Ian Carter, and Ellie Wilson): vocals, guitar, and fiddle.