Described as “a punk-driven rock-fueled folk-machine”, The Folkestra is guaranteed to get your feet stomping. Their highly anticipated debut album, ‘Gavel and Dagger’, is due to be released on the 1st October.
Those of you that have had the pleasure of seeing The Folkestra perform live will be expecting driven, rousing stompers along with ballads from the heart… you will not be dissapointed.
Recorded at Suff Studios in Colne the album features 12 tracks including the single ‘No Captain’, which is available on Youtube.
‘Gavel and Dagger’ will be released on the 1st October 2016 and will be available for download on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Deezer and Bandcamp.
The Folkestra (Robz Style, Emmott Garnett, David Lewis, Dean Roberts, Chris O’Connor and Tony Dixon), from Colne, Lancashire, have been getting the crowds bouncing since 2010.
‘Gavel and Dagger’ promises to deliver a fusion of acoustic folk, punk and rock. Influences on the album range from The Levellers, Billy Bragg, Joe Strummer and Colin Hay to 90’s skate punk bands such as Blink 182 and The Offspring.
An album launch party will be hosted at Suff Studios in Colne on the 1st October at which the band will perform the album in its entirety.