Herdus are a 3-piece folk band playing Cumbrian and Irish folk music, original songs and cracking covers of pop, country and classical pieces. They are:
Ryan Wood - fiddle
Steve Wharton - vocals, guitar, ukulele, Chinese banjo, harmonica
Luke Moloney - vocals, bodhran, drum kit,
They recently released their debut EP which features:
An original song about the heart-shaped wood near Tebay, Cumbria and the tragic deaths of 4 railway workers nearby in 2004.
Heart Wood Reels
A set of 3 folk tunes comprising an original composed by Herdus fiddle player Ryan Wood and 2 traditional folk tunes, Gravel Walks and Tam Lin.
Coming Up For Air
An original folk/pop song dealing with bereavement and mental health.
They have a repertoire that covers 3 x 45 minute sets with great variety. They are also happy performing shorter sets for festivals and events.
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