Haddo is a duo comprising husband and wife Nicky and Will Pound, who are young performers in the English folk tradition playing fiddle, viola and melodeon. Will is also well known for his harmonica playing and contributed to the Christmas hit single for Hillsborough, He Ain't Heavy; he has performed with musicians as diverse as Martin Simpson, Guy Chambers and Concerto Caledonia. Nicky has worked with conductors Sir Charles Mackerras and Sir Colin Davis. She is popular as a session musician, including live concerts with Elton John. More recently, she featured on singer-songwriter Blair Dunlop's début album Blight and Blossom.
This talented duo is appearing at the Bothy Folk Club, Park Golf Club, Park Road West, Southport, PR9 0JS, this Sunday 25th May at 8.00pm. Click for on-line tickets. The venue serves Thwaites real ale (usually Wainwright).