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Folk Unplugged: The Haar with Lizzy Hardingham

About the Event

Conway Hall is thrilled to host folk super‐group The Haar, along with emerging talent Lizzy Hardingham. The Haar showcases the unique talents of Irish vocalist Molly Donnery and three exceptional instrumentalists: Cormac Byrne, Adam Summerhayes, and Murray Grainger. Together, they blend swirling instrumental magic with beautifully sung narratives in a way that captivates audiences. Described as a "splendid balance" by Folk Radio UK, their spontaneous creativity reflects a deep trust in each other's abilities.

Originating from a spontaneous meeting at a traditional music session, The Haar's music is characterized by live reactive composition. They take familiar tunes and transform them into fresh, unforgettable experiences that resonate with listeners. As the band describes it, they let their imaginations run free with old favorites, resulting in breathtaking and ambitious musical journeys. Witnessing The Haar's performance is described as a pure pleasure by Folk Radio UK.

Lizzy Hardingham, a folk‐infused singer‐songwriter, crafts songs that strike straight to the heart, fostering genuine connections and empathy with her audiences. Drawing inspiration from artists like Christine Collister, Joni Mitchell, Sandy Denny, and KT Tunstall, Hardingham's powerful voice and poignant songwriting leave a lasting impact on listeners. Her songs have been featured on radio stations across the UK, Europe, and beyond, earning her praise as a passionate and significant voice in the folk scene. With a record that blends traditional and original songs, Hardingham is poised to make a name for herself in the world of headline performances, further establishing herself as a force to be reckoned with in folk music.

Cast / Production

The Haar
Lizzy Hardingham

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