Hatfield House, Herts, Sunday 14 July 2019

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If you haven’t yet had been treated to a live performance by The Trials of Cato then allow us to rectify that!

Quite simply one of the most exciting discoveries on the UK Folk circuit today, this incredibly talented trio have been hugely inspired by world travels, particularly a year in Lebanon where they honed their sound from a hybrid of traditional influences.

Since returning to the UK they have been performing tirelessly, earning a reputation for shows that “stun audiences wherever they play”, and making them a must-see act on our Acorn Stage this year.

A real discovery on the folk circuit in recent times

- Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2 -

Fascinating stuff

- Cerys Matthews, BBC 6 Music -

Swaggering… glossy results

- The Guardian -

One of the most impressive debut folk albums of the year ★★★★

- Songlines -

Full of verve… they delight festival audiences ★★★★

- RnR Magazine -