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Sam Hodgson

Songwriter / Workshop leader / Lecturer / Performer

This is the site of West Yorshire based songwriter, Sam Hodgson, aka Samh. Explore the site to find all that is new with the work of this songsmith. Find podcasts, blogs, workshops, new projects, videos, photos and more.

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Hailing originally from Ireland and both sides of the Pennines, Sam, Aidan and Helena combine unusual instruments with harmony vocals to play foot-tapping trad. songs and tunes. 

Their repertoire includes trad. Irish, English, Scottish and Appalachian songs and tunes, as well as originals by Samh inspired by local history and landscape. They also like to throw some songs from cult classic films into the set.

Upcoming gigs:

4th February 2024 - Northern Quarter, Huddersfield (6pm)

25th February 2024 - The Sair Inn, Linthwaite (3:30pm) 

1st March 2024 - Square Chapel, Halifax (eve)

9th March 2024 - Seven Arts Bar, Leeds

30th March 2024 - Warrel Grove, Leeds (eve)

4th May 2024 - Filey Folk Festival (3:30pm)

11th May 2024 - Shoulder of Mutton, Huddersfield (eve)

12th May 2024 - Holmfirth Folk Festival (eve)

18th May 2024 - North Yorkhire (private event)

4th June 2024 - Heart Centre, Leeds

21st September 2024 - Saltaire Festival

31st October 2024 - Topic Folk Club, Shipley

14th December 2024 - The Purple Rooms, Sheffield



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