Band playing at Ropsley blurs folk, gypsy and rock music

Holy Moly and The Crackers are set to perform near Sleaford. EMN-170903-121947001
Holy Moly and The Crackers are set to perform near Sleaford. EMN-170903-121947001

A band that blur the boundaries between folk, gypsy, and rock music – and include Glastonbury among their previous appearances – perform near Sleaford next weekend.

Holy Moly and The Crackers play Ropsley Village Hall on Sunday, March 26, from 7.30pm, as part of Lincolnshire Rural Touring.

The seven-piece from Newcastle comprise Conrad Bird, Ruth Lyon, Rosie Bristow, Martha Wheatley, Peter Hogan, Jamie Shields, and Tommy Evans.

A spokesman for Lincolnshire Rural Touring said: “Mixing powerhouse story-songs with foot-stomping rhythms this band has more than a touch of magic to it.”

In the press, they have been described as ‘rousing and captivating’ and having ‘compelling musical arrangement’.

The band have performed at festivals including Glastonbury, Wilderness, and Kendal Calling, and toured across the UK as well as overseas, with stops in France, Germany, and Holland.

Tickets are priced at £10 for adults and £6.50 for under 18s. To book, call 01476 585379 or 01476 585729. You can also email: fpaul.mason@btinternet.com

Audiences should bring their own refreshments.

For more on Lincolnshire Rural Touring, visit www.lincsruraltouring.co.uk