Pavey Ark

Live Act Alt-folk Acoustic Melodic Post Indie Alternative Folk
Pavey Ark - Alt-folk Acoustic Melodic Post Indie Alternative Folk Live Act in Hull

Pavey Ark Short Info

Pavey Ark are an alternative acoustic band from Hull, the 2017 UK city of culture. Their sound is hard to define and hard to get out of your head. Fingerpicked guitar, atmospheric vocals and violins glide like migrating birds over melodic bass lines and complex percussion. The result is a beautiful folk inspired sound that makes you wish you were gazing out to sea next to a bonfire of your worldly possessions.

The band played their first gig in February 2016 but were soon making waves beyond Hull with festival bookings throughout the UK including 2 stages at Glastonbury and a headline slot at the sublime Festival 8.

Pavey Ark are new to the scene but build upon the success of singer-songwriter Neil Thomas. His debut solo EP was described as “One of the outstanding EP’s of the year” by BBC Introducing and received national airplay with the BBC and Amazing Radio. Influences such as Nick Drake, Jackson C Frank, Radiohead, Rodriguez, Love and The Walkmen have inspired Pavey Ark's debut EP (Leaf by Leaf EP) released in May 2017.

Pavey Ark are an alternative acoustic band from Hull, the 2017 UK city of culture. Their sound is hard to define and hard to get out of your head. Fingerpicked guitar, atmospheric vocals and violins glide like migrating birds over melodic bass lines and complex percussion. The result is a beautiful folk inspired sound that makes you wish you were gazing out to sea next to a bonfire of your worldly possessions.

The band played their first gig in February 2016 but were soon making waves beyond Hull with festival bookings throughout the UK including 2 stages at Glastonbury and a headline slot at the sublime Festival 8.

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Pavey Ark on Tour

  • 05 | 08 | 2017 Hull Marina Humber Street Sesh 2017

Past Gigs Pavey Ark

  • 05 | 2017 Bedford, London The Bedford Live
  • 05 | 2017 Civic Hall, Cottingham Springboard Festival, Main Stage
  • 05 | 2017 Cross Keys, Cottingham Springboard Festival
  • 05 | 2017 New Adelphi Club Supporting Sound of Sirens
  • 05 | 2017 Bell Hotel, Driffield Culture Train, Acoustic night
  • 02 | 2017 Adelphi, Hull Supporting Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra
  • 02 | 2017 Polar Bear, Hull The Sesh (Headline slot & single launch)
  • 02 | 2017 Catwick, Yorkshire Catwick Live
  • 12 | 2016 Hull BBC Introducing Live Session
  • 12 | 2016 Hornsea Sessions by the sea (Acoustic night)
  • 10 | 2016 Hull Supporting Steve Mason
  • 09 | 2016 Hull Freedom Festival
  • 09 | 2016 Scunthorpe Northern Sky Festival
  • 07 | 2016 Lincolnshire Festival 8 (Stage Headliners)
  • 06 | 2016 London The Bedford, Balham
  • 06 | 2016 Glastonbury Glastonbury
  • 05 | 2016 Cottingham Springboard Festival
  • 04 | 2016 Hornsea Sessions by the Sea
  • 04 | 2016 Filey Filey Folk Festival

Discography Pavey Ark

  • 2017 Leaf by Leaf EP | Independant
  • 2017 Leaf by Leaf Single | Independant

Media

  • Video Pavey Ark - Leaf by Leaf
  • Video Pavey Ark (Live at Spurn l...
  • Sound Hidden Hills
  • Sound Close Your Eyes and Think o...
  • Sound Leaf by Leaf

Fan Radar

578 Fans
3,592 Views
2,195 Plays
257 Follower

Origin

  • Hull GB

Founded

  • 2016

Members

  • Neil Thomas Vocals / Guitar
  • John Hamilton Bass / Guitar
  • Sam Handley Percussion
  • Alex Simpson Strings
  • Kathryn Queen Strings

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