This event has been rescheduled to Thursday 5 May 2022. Ticket holders will be contacted regarding the new date.

“SITW grab hold of folk music with both hands, dragging it through the 21st century city with no fear they might somehow break it.” The Quietus

Stick In The Wheel’s work is rooted in traditional music and song, informed by the modern electronic music that grew out of their hybrid East London heritage.

Nicola Kearey and Ian Carter use centuries-old work-songs that speak to present-day issues of class – an inherently political act – as well as historical material from Saxon poetry to Medieval carols.

Their third studio album, Hold Fast, is a deeply layered journey of hope and resistance, with a sonic palette that is wider yet more nuanced than ever, with synths, spoken word and psychedelic guitar fuzz. 2021 experimental mixtape Tonebeds for Poetry is #2 Contemporary Music Guardian Album of the Year.

SITW continue to push forward the contemporary tradition of roots music, whilst maintaining and celebrating music from our collective histories – conjuring the past to point toward the future.

Dates & Times

Last session: Fri 22 Apr 2022 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed
The Box @ The Met
£15 (inc fees)

This is a standing event.

Covid Safety at The Met

This will be a full-capacity event with a non-socially distanced audience; we will however still be utilising many Covid safety measures for your safety and the safety of our staff.

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