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The Courtiers - Acoustic folk band from Portsmouth Hampshire UK

The Courtiers are a Portsmouth based four piece acoustic folk band. They draw on traditional music influences from both sides of the Atlantic to create a lively and eclectic mix of foot-stomping sounds.

Regulars within their local folk scene and various festivals, they are known for their energy, musicianship and entertaining banter (not to mention their secret weapon, the foot-based percussive wizardry that leaves audiences both tapping their feet and scratching their heads!)

Lineup:

Deborah GatlandFiddle

Tim GayFlute, whistles

Simon CattermoleBouzouki, 5-string banjo, vocals

Chris GatlandGuitar, percussion, vocals.  

Debs mirror Chris guitar

  Tim Gay - The Courtiers Simon2Deborah Gatland - The Courtiers

Chris Gatland - The Courtiers