US band include Church of Shropshire on European tour
THE Enablers will make their live debut in Shropshire next month.
The band have a long association with the county, releasing records on the Bishop’s Castle-based Lancashire & Somerset label for over a decade, but this will be the first time they have played in Shropshire in their 20-year history.
Initially formed in San Francisco in 2002, the group is now shared between New York, California and France.
They have reunited to make a new album ‘Some Gift’ and embark on a 40-date European tour at the end of next week and will perform at the historic Myndtown Church on Monday September 5 at 7.30pm.
Support comes from the Haress of Bishop’s Castle.
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Haress channels traditional folk music through eerie atmospheric filters giving new life to familiar sounds. Their own album “Ghosts” was released earlier in 2022 to critical acclaim:
A review in The Quietus said, “It’s an appropriate image given that Ghosts was recorded in a disused watermill. This blissful psychedelia isn’t quite pastoral – there’s nothing twee about these unfolding grooves – but evokes water and wood, light and shadow, a forgotten workplace. and the absent human form with seductive grace.
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