Asheville, North Carolina folk-Americana trio Underhill Rose have announced their debut UK & Ireland tour for April & May in support of their new album THE GREAT TOMORROW.
With Eleanor playing her distinctive claw-hammer style on a Deering banjo along with harmonica, Molly Rose on guitar, and Salley plucking the upright bass, the trio has carved out a place in the Americana scene with songs that run the gamut from heart wrenching to sassy and playful to thought-provoking. Eleanor’s salty blues-inspired voice and Molly’s soaring range lead the group in tandem with Salley’s country twang to create three-part harmony music that is real and inspired, and rooted in everything life has thrown at Asheville, North Carolina’s pre-eminent female trinity.
Molly Rose and Eleanor Underhill’s musical partnership is the result of a chance meeting at a makeshift performance of Angel from Montgomery between classes at Warren Wilson College. Molly Rose’s beautiful voice resonated with Eleanor, and the two eventually started performing live together. Their affinity for the music they make, has kept them together for more than 12 years. Underhill Rose formed in 2009, and the addition of Salley Williamson two years later created the foundation for an internationally-recognised female trio known for blending aspects of Americana, rhythm and blues, country and bluegrass into an authentic sound that is all their own.
Their third album, THE GREAT TOMORROW, was released on March 25.
Thu Apr 21: London, Half Moon (with Benjamin Folke Thomas)
Sat 23: Surrey, Cranleigh Arts Centre
Wed 27: Staffordshire, The Biddulph Arms
Thu 28: Oxford, The Harcourt Arms
Fri 29: London, Green Note
May Sun 1: Milton Keynes, The Stables
Wed 4: Belfast, The John Hewitt, Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival
Thu 5: Naas, The Ivy
Fri 6: Ratoath, The Venue Theatre
Sat 7: Rathfriland, The Bronte Centre