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The Wagon Tales in Session

Lopa Kothari with new tracks from across the globe, plus a studio session with British alternative bluegrass band The Wagon Tales.

A motley collection of British musicians with backgrounds variously in Muse, Madness and the English Chamber Orchestra, The Wagon Tales bring their spark and virtuosity to American bluegrass music, with a mix of traditional tunes and original compositions. Their debut album 'Introducing...' has been acclaimed by people who know about these things.

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2 hours

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Fri 30 Aug 2013 23:00

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