Harbottle & Jonas are a stunning young folk duo based in Totnes, Devon. Their music is eclectic and is always accompanied with a great story. Together the husband and wife duo combine the rich traditions of folk music with original and contemporary interpretations, through a blend of closely intertwined vocal harmonies. Their music is performed with integrity and on instruments that include the concertina, harmonium, banjo, stompbox, acoustic guitar and dobra. They can sometimes be found playing alongside their full band of 8 members in total (cello, fiddle, mandolin, trumpet, drums, bass).
They have received plaudits from folk icons including Seth & Geoff Lakeman, Jon Boden, Rod Clements, Lankum, Declan Sinnott, BBC Introducing and have been endorsed by Seasalt Clothing. They have had their music streamed in excess of 1,000,000 times in 25 different countries and have even played a gig with Martin Carthy. Well travelled across the UK and playing up to 200 gigs each year, Harbottle & Jonas have managed to establish themselves as one of the most exciting prospects on the folk circuit.
‘Disarmingly honest and spine-tingling moments’ – R2 ⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Stunning songwriting and heart-rending arrangements 9/10′ – Americana UK
‘Damn Fine’ – Mike Harding
‘Phenomenal’ – BBC Introducing
‘Definitely one of the best folk acts I’ve heard in a long while’ – Music News
‘I would stake money on a bright future for Harbottle & Jonas’ – Folkwords
‘Gorgeous. Your tuning is better than ours too!’ – Lankum
‘Two Amazing Musicians’ – Seasalt Clothing
‘A Really Unique Sound’ – Seth Lakeman
‘Thoroughly Enjoyable’ – Jon Boden (Bellowhead)
‘Fabulous’ – Declan Sinnott (Christy Moore)
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