New Music Biennial 2017
Bite-sized pieces of new music

Sam LeeSam Lee

Hullucination

The Mercury Prize nominated Sam Lee, driving force behind the eclectic, award-winning folk club The Nest Collective, will explore the rich history of vernacular folk song in Hull City and District using a collection of songs from in and around the city. Through recorded testimonials that capture the current and historical oral traditions extant amongst the residents, Sam Lee creates a sonic triptych combining choral and arranged accompaniment to portrait the city and its ever changing character.

 

Sam Lee said,

Hull City and its many local voices will soon be playground of sounds and stories to forage in and for that I can’t wait. What a treat it will be to dig into the rich seam of music so richly folded into this historic place.

 

About Sam Lee

Sam Lee is a British folk singer and traditional music specialist. His debut album, Ground of its Own was shortlisted for the 2012 Mercury Music Award.

 

The performance of Hullucination will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 6 July 2017

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