Welsh alt-folk group 9Bach come to The Met as part of a UK tour that sees the band perform their self-titled debut album live for the very first time.

Originally released in 2009 on Real World Records, 9Bach takes you on a journey through the north Wales landscape – filled with emotion as the heart and soul of each story is revealed through compelling and exquisitely sung narrative. A remastered version of the album will be released in August.

Formed by duo Martin Hoyland (Pusherman) and Lisa Jen (vocal collaborator with Gruff Rhys/Public Service Broadcasting), 9Bach’s music recasts traditional Welsh folk songs onto a spectral and haunting sound canvas, featuring ethereal voices and dubby beats combined with harp, guitar, harmonium and extremely smart arrangements.

Dates & Times

Last session: Thu 24 Oct 2019 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed
Derby Hall @ The Met
From £15

Tickets on sale Wednesday 1 May 9am.


“Cool exquisite vocals dominate the album.”

The Guardian

“Lisa Jen has a voice of mountain-brook purity.”


“Fragments of traditional Welsh music and contemporary tension. ”

Drowned in Sound

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