Expect the unexpected...

Expect the unexpected when The New Rope String Band help More Music celebrate their 20th anniversary in Morecambe on Saturday.

Friday, 28th June 2013, 6:00 am

They combine musicianship with comedy in a show featuring elements of circus, vaudeville and slapstick with acoustic music from various world traditions including Celtic, bluegrass, cajun, boogie-woogie, Dixieland and classical work.

They’ve even been known to include seagull impressions . . . highly appropriate for their Morecambe date.

The local element of the event includes performances by Leap To Your Feet Appalachian Dancers and Paddy Garrigan.

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The gig coincides with the Catch the Wind Kite Festival which, this year, is extended over a full weekend to celebrate More Music’s anniversary. On Morecambe Promenade from noon-5pm each day there will be music, arts, crafts and entertainment for all ages to enjoy, and in the skies above, dozens of creative kites will create a display during this free event.

Box office: 01524 831997 or www.moremusic.org.uk