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Exciting news for Doug and Sarah Duo in these times of COVID19 lockdown:

We have been honoured, during these Lockdown Days, to be able to do online Zoom Ceilidhs for Folk Weekend Oxford in May 2020, Whitby Folk Week back in August, and the new year brought The Straw Bear Festival.

Now we are all set for our next online dances for 2021 – Derby’s St George’s Day (23/4/21), Upton Folk Festival online (May tbc), and ChipChester Folk Festival (28/5/21) – so much to look forward to…

Here’s a little taster of the music we play for dancing to:

All of Doug and Sarah’s CD albums available from cothrecords.co.uk.

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Doug Eunson and Sarah Matthews

Doug Eunson (voice, melodeon) and Sarah Matthews (voice, fiddle, viola) use their natural, expressive musicality to craft their arrangements with style and intuitive elegance.  As well as drawing on some of the finest English folk song repertoire to sing in breathtaking harmony, they play English and European dance music in outstanding instrumentals and beautifully flowing tune sets. 

CDs available from cothrecords.co.uk.

Tony Deane’s “Following the Old Oss”, performed by Doug and Sarah at the rather prestigeous Eton College School Hall in May 2009:

“This derbyshire based duo, rooted in the english tradition, have developed into exciting performers of both traditional and contemporary music. With creative arrangements, their musicianship is at once in evidence and as if that wasn’t enough they are both excellent singers who employ imaginative harmonies to great effect. A great night out!”

Carol and John Worker
Brewtown Folk Club
Burton on Trent

Duo at Derby FF 2016 taken at JB Cup by Alison

“an eloquent expression of the interactive nature of what ‘our’ music can still be”

Clive Pownceby, Bothy Folksong Club, Southport   March 2008

“Sarah Matthews and Doug Eunson are a duo that performs like a much larger group with dynamic vocals, great harmonies, warm stage presence and first rate instrumentals.  They are also super teachers and a firm hit with students and audiences alike.”

Warren Robinson – Goderich Celtic Roots
Festival, Ontario, Canada

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