Hillfolk Noir



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By Post from:
37 Ridge Hill, Lowdham, Notts NG14 7EL
Cheques payable to Warthog Promotions.


Fronted by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Travis Ward, Hillfolk Noir is a trio of neo-traditionalists playing traditional music on traditional instruments for non-traditional times. They call it Junkerdash, and it’s a sound brewed from folk, bluegrass, punk, string-band blues and other influences musical and otherwise. Recommended pairings: Drinking and dancing.
Hillfolk Noir’s touring line up consists of:

Travis Ward: Guitar, suitcase and singing

Alison Ward: Musical saw, washboard, banjo and singing

Mike Waite: Double bass
Hillfolk Noir has performed with Built to Spill, Neko Case, Justin Townes Earle, James McMurtry, Deer Tick, Gourds, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, The Devil Makes Three, Charlie Parr, Dark Dark Dark, Pert Near Sandstone, Horse Feathers, Finn Riggins, Gerald Collier, Caleb Klauder, Train, Glen Phillips, Mike Coykendall, Jesse Dayton, Loudon Wainright III, Rosalie Sorrels, Trampled By Turtles, Elephant Revival, Eilen Jewel, and tons of other great acts that you may or may not have heard of.


 “This is what Old Crow Medicine Show ought to be a bit more like”
  – Country Music People Magazine (2017)
“Hillfolk Noir have achieved the holy grail of creative endeavor; they are totally unique.”
– Acoustic Magazine (2017)

“A thrilling, haunting, stark collection of traditionally inspired Mountain-Hillbilly Music”
-2016 NO Depression