The Shackleton Trio play an exciting blend of folk and self-penned material. A highly original and energetic musical force just as likely to move you to tears as to move you to your feet.
Frequently referred to as one of the hardest working bands In the UK, and an in demand name on the folk circuit.
"Sparky, charismatic and intensely assured”
The Shackleton Trio are Georgia Shackleton (fiddle, vocals), Aaren Bennett (guitar) and Nic Zuppardi (mandolin). Together they play an exciting blend of folk and self-penned material that showcase Georgia's unique songwriting skills, alongside a vibrant and eclectic display of instrumental brilliance influenced by British, American and Scandinavian folk traditions, with a regional twist from the group's native East Anglia.
Together they have toured the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands, appeared at Rotterdam Bluegrass Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival, Towersey Festival, Broadstairs Folk Week, Folk East, and concert halls and folk clubs across the UK.
?"A great sound altogether"
– Bruce MacGregor, BBC Radio Scotland
?"the combined forces of the Trio deliver a stylish mix of material and influences with a direct and equal-handed commitment and tremendous panache"
?"An excellent debut album" ????
– R2 Magazine
“A hugely talented lass”
– Mike Harding