This is an archive item from Supersonic 2022


Shovel Dance Collective are a group of nine musicians exploring the folk traditions of England, Scotland, Ireland and beyond.  


Nurturing the history of the source material, they bring sensibilities drawn from drone, free improvisation, and metal. In so doing, aiming to uncover proto-feminist narratives and queer histories, and to make heard the voices of the working people that created and create the wealth of the world. 


“invigorating folk revival”The Times