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string band

n
1. (Music, other) a band consisting of stringed instruments
2. (Classical Music) an informal name for string orchestra
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The lamp, it was tacitly felt by everybody, was dignifying the party, and providing sufficient entertainment simply by its presence; being fully as satisfactory in its way as a pianola or a string band.
The New Rope String Band - Tim Dalling, Pete Challoner and Jock Tyldesley - at the Cumberland Arms, Byker, rehearsing ahead of their last gig Lewis Arnold Melanie Young had a good night at long Clawson Village Hall in leicestershire.
Mandolin wiz Jake Jolliff of the Yonder Mountain String Band is bringing his trio to Tsunami Books on Wednesday.
Popular singer Vin Garbutt is set to perform alongside the likes of duo Chris While and Julie Matthews, gentle folk Americana from Edwina Hayes - whose cover of the Randy Newman song Feels Like Home was featured in the Cameron Diaz film My Sister's Keeper - Bob Fox and the New Rope String Band.
They will be joined by a host of other acts across the four days of the festival, including The Nooks, Saffyre, the Down and Out String Band and the Broken String Band.
Musicians are travelling from as far afield as Canada and Australia to perform and the line-up includes many of the big names in the folk genre - New Rope String Band, Tweed Project, Bob Fox, Roy Bailey, Moore Moss Rutter and Cardboard Fox, as well as home-grown talent in the shape of The Shepley Singers, led by Bryony Griffith from Skelmanthorpe, a soloist and member of the Demon Barbers.
Other acts include: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Joe Russo's Almost Dead, Yonder Mountain String Band, Odesza, Paul Oakenfold, Lotus, Carnage, Carl Cox, G-Eazy and Flux Pavilion.
ALSO on Thursday, former Incredible String band musician Mike Heron teams up with the eclectic line-up of Trembling Bells at the Tin Music and Arts venue in Coventry's Canal Basin.
And, with Newcastle's own New Rope string Band about to go their separate ways, there are three mustsee (or must-see again) performances as part of their farewell tour.
THE New Rope String Band have come to the end of their tether.
After you string band 48, push the beads to opposite sides of the band.
The Incredible String Band, Wee Tam and the Big Huge (Elektra 1968)