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Award-winning composer and Lau’s visionary accordionist Martin Green brings together Portishead’s Adrian Utley, Mogwai’s Dominic Aitchison and Becky Unthank from The Unthanks, with BAFTA-winning animators whiterobot (Will Anderson and Ainslie Henderson) for this extraordinary live show.
Flit is inspired by first-hand stories of human migration, some heart-warming, others heartbreaking and features songs and original music by Green with lyrics from Karine Polwart, Anaïs Mitchell, Sandy Wright and Aidan Moffat.
Set within a captivating animated world and a haunting sonic landscape, these exquisite songs are performed by a world class band fronted by the inimitable voices of Becky Unthank and Adam Holmes.
“Green’s musical architecture is a wonder to behold.” fRoots
Sage Gateshead showcases a strong line-up of folk, roots and blues artists from both sides of the Atlantic.
This September and October sees a packed programme of gigs which showcase the finest international and local artists. From Motown legends The Four Tops and The Temptations and pop icons Heaven 17 to local stars Field Music and Brazilian hip hop activist Billy Saga, we have your musical taste...