Hull Folk Festival Headliner gig and the great news is it’s free to the public!

Get yer dancing shoes it’s party time in Hull – Hull’s best kept secret – Celtarabia are headlining on saturday night at Hull Folk Festival here are the details The GMB Main Stage, 10.00pm – 10.45pm, Saturday 16th July 2016. The stage is just outside The Minerva Pub in the marina. This gig is free to the public so bag a bargain!

What will the neighbours think…

I’m not sure what the neighbours will be thinking I’ve just been running through the tunes for the Celtarabia set through a 1k rig with multi-fx and 3 pickups on the gurdy in my upstairs studio in preparation for Beverley Folk Festival my ears are ringing and I can’t wait to play the gurdy is sounding sweet so ready to rock and roll!

Celtarabia Yuletide Party Dec 5th Kardomah 94

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Very excited to say that next saturday I will be playing with Celtarabia one of the best world music party dance bands around tickets are only £10 on the door a real steal – advanced tickets are available here for £10 plus booking fee http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/celtarabia-yuletide-party-at-… The last time we played at Kardomah it was a sell out show …

Legendary Hull fusion band – Celtarabia – are set to start the Yuletide celebrations at Kardomah94 on Saturday 5th December 2015.

Playing a special set of funked up medieval Christmas tunes, with a filmic back drop of vintage gothic fairytales and mince pies at half time the party is all set to go!

Featuring some of this country’s finest world dance musicians Celtarabia play the wildest cross-over music being made in England today. Quentin Budworth’s Hurdy Gurdy playing is the magic behind Celtarabia’s unique sound, together with an incredible band of players including virtuoso hammer dulcimer player Amanda Lowe, ace drummer Alan Raw, and ex Red Guitars dub & slide bassist Lou Duffy-Howard.

The band are consummate musicians, showmen & women whose wild fusion of Arabic, Andalucian, Celtic, Medieval music and contemporary beats is designed to get bodies dancing. Bring your dancing shoes and expect to dance!

With support from the fabulous John Cox and Dave Hughes

 

Kardomah94’s Christmas Party

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It’s party time! High energy east/west fusion band – Celtarabia – are set to play on Saturday 5th December 2015.

Featuring some of this country’s finest world dance musicians, Celtarabia play the wildest cross-over music being made in England today. Quentin Budworth’s Hurdy Gurdy playing is the magic behind Celtarabia’s unique sound, together with an incredible band of players including virtuoso hammer dulcimer player Amanda Lowe, ace drummer Alan Raw, and ex Red Guitars dub & slide bassist Lou Duffy-Howard,

The band are consummate musicians and showmen & women whose wild fusion of Arabic, Andalucian, Celtic, Medieval music and contemporary beats is designed to get bodies dancing. Bring your dancing shoes!

To get your tickets click on the link

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/celtarabia-kardomah-94-christmas-party-tickets-19134025385?aff=es2

Cornucopia 26-09-2015

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Celtarabia have a headline spot at the wonderful Cornucopia Festival this coming saturday night – bring your dancing shoes.
Purveyors of the finest global dance music we will be playing for people to party and dance like mad things – Hurdy Gurdy, Hammer Dulcimer and the hottest rhythm section ……..oops forgot to mention dijeridu, kaoscillator soaring vocals, medieval, arabo-andalucian and eastern european tunes – there may be some surprise guests too!

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Celtarabia Live at Kardomah 20-02-2015

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOk – here’s some breaking news Celtarabia also known as Celt Arabia are playing a rare home town gig in Hull on friday the 20th of Febuary – we would like you all to come along and have a dance with us – the tickets are priced at an early bird rate of £6.80 online – it will be an amazing night featuring Alan Raw on drums Louise Duffy-Howard on bass Amanda Lowe on Hammer dulcimer vocals and fiddle and Quentin Budworth winding it up big style on Hurdy – Gurdy, Kaoscillator and cittern – we will be playing for dancing and listening and we would love you all to come for it will be a grand night and a fantastic opportunity to parteeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! https://www.ents24.com/hull-events/kardomah94/celtarabia/4147980

Celtarabia at Harewood House Medieval Faire

Here are some videos from the Harewood House performance taken on June 30th 2012 we had a fantastic time playing for the Reenactors though the weather had been shocking all day – lots of cold wet people – needless to say we would love to do this kind of event again – the magic happened – the crew on the night were fantastic a big thank-you to Chris and Tim at CTAV for their sterling work.

To book Celtarabia contact quentinbudworth@btinternet.com