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Show of Hands: Where Were Bound – The Lowry,Salford

Reviewer: Helen Jones Show of Hands were formed in 1986 when singer-songwriter Steve Knightley and composer and multi-instrumentalist Phil Beer got together to perform as a duo, having known each other since the late sixties being part of the same folk scene. Since then there have been multiple albums, tours a plenty and they are as popular today as they were ...

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Steve Knightly: Grow Your Own Gig – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Dave Cunningham Singer/composer Steve Knightley and multi-instrumentalist Steve Beer comprise folk duo ‘Show of Hands’. Tonight, however, Knightley performs solo. There are many reasons why established acts take the solo route- musical differences or even the urge to compose a jazz odyssey. Knightley seems motivated by the wish to get back to basics and form an intimate connection with ...

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Show of Hands : Wake the Union Tour – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Dave Cunningham [Rating:3.5] Audiences at ‘Show of Hands’ concerts are accustomed to taking part. Every other song demands involvement in the form of clapping or singing along. Even so, the concept of ‘Hambone’ is a novelty. This is a type of rhythmic percussive noise generated by slapping your upper arm or thigh. We’re introduced to this type of participation ...

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