Best known as a member of Bellowhead, Rachael McShane comes to The Met with her new band the Cartographers.

Rachael McShane is a singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player based in the North East of England. An original member of folk big band Bellowhead, Rachael toured internationally with them as well as making several TV appearances. Bellowhead recorded five studio albums, and won a total of eight BBC Folk Awards in their twelve years together. Rachael has more recently been singing the role of Susannah Holmes in The Transports alongside The Young’uns, Faustus, Nancy Kerr, Greg Russell and Matthew Crampton.

Rachael is now working on a new solo project of traditional songs and is playing with her brand new band Rachael McShane and the Cartographers, featuring guitarist Matthew Ord (Assembly Lane) and melodeon player Julian Sutton (Kathryn Tickell, Sting).

This event has been rescheduled from Thursday 26 March 2020, Saturday 20 March 2021 and Friday 4 March 2022.

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Reviews

“A classy musician and a singer of striking elegance”

Mike Wilson’s Music Blog

“You're in the presence of something very special… what a voice”

Sid Smith, BBC Music

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