Find Aces & Eights Saloon Bar at 156-158 Fortess Road, Tufnell Park, London NW5 2HP.
Bringing authentic rock 'n roll to you, Aces is a unique neighbourhood bar in the truest sense of the word. Whether you've got the Monday blues or that Friday feeling come down and check us out. Be it upstairs in one of our booths or enjoying a gig in the basement venue.
We serve pizza and are open until 2.30am on Friday and Saturday nights. Over 18s.
Thursday 25th April 2019 at Aces & Eights »
In the wordless communication that passes between Orcadian fiddler Catriona Price and Peebles harpist Esther Swift as they perform, the strength of their decade-long musical partnership, friendship and shared humour is evident. It’s this depth of connection, and tangible desire to have fun, that gives Twelfth Day its extra edge.
In their own words, this is not so much a duo, but a two person quartet. Their two distinctly different voices, the fiddle, and the pedal harp, build layer upon layer of a complex and ever-evolving sound, rich with rhythm, harmony and texture.
Twelfth Day are happy to be hard to define. Classically trained, they bring outstanding technical ability as well as an adventurous mix of folk, jazz and classical influences to their compositions and arrangements – blended with the folklore and inspirations of their respective Scottish Highland and Lowland upbringings.
With their latest album Cracks in the Room, Twelfth Day show a new fierceness and strength. As young female artists the two have become increasingly aware of the lingering social stigmas around being an outspoken, self-employed woman. “It’s the elephant – or the crack – in the room; this unspoken thing.”