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skyhook Cath James, Martin Harwood and Eoin Teather play traditional tunes and songs from Scotland, Ireland and Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, plus self-penned compositions by Cath, finalist in the 2008 and 2011 Niel Gow International Fiddle Composition Award.

skyhook are characterised by breathtaking twin fiddles combined with sublime guitar, bouzouki and voice. They shift seamlessly between exhilarating dance music, with unique interplay and harmonies from the fiddles, to spine-tingling songs which are sensitively arranged and beautifully sung. skyhook play with a joy and precision that's hard to match.

Buy new studio album "At the stringsmith's forge" here!

New reviews are now arriving hot off the press, read them in full here!
As played on the Mike Harding Folk Show!



"Watch out for the name; this quality band are going places. Wonderful music."
- Linda Wild, Artistic Director, Wimborne Folk Festival

"astoundingly good" - Stirrings Magazine

"was inadvertantly, overwhelmingly blown away at Sheffield Folk Festival yesterday by a stunning three piece... Two superb fiddlers accompanied by a fine, fine guitarist (who also turned out to be an unbelievably good singer)" - Keith Donnelly

"an absolute delight; music that lifts the spirit" - South Riding Folk Arts Network News