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IMPRESSED perform sea songs, including shanties, and also more reflective or humorous songs, both from the tradition and from contemporary sources.They sing a cappella as well as accompanied by a variety of instruments, and are noted for their rousing chorus songs, inviting audience participation.


Roger Resch (vocals & accordion) Roger is an organiser of Tonbridge Folk Club (Kent). For years he has had bookings on the Kent / Sussex folk circuit both individually and with Bob Kenward as the “Wealden Ramblers”. Roger also guests for local folk festivals. His strong voice and accordion accompaniments are supported by a wide repertoire of songs and tunes.

Liz Randall (vocals, accordion, concertina, autoharp & whistle) Liz also is a long-term performer in ensembles around the Kent / Sussex folk scene. She is a former resident of Tonbridge Folk Club, who has performed as a guest for East Anglian maritime festivals. Although Liz plays mainly whistle and accordion in IMPRESSED, she plays other instruments as well.

29 Sep. 2016 – Tenterden Folk Festival

1 Apr. 2017 – Sovereign Seas Folk Festival (Newhaven)

4 Jun. 2017 – Pig’s Ear Folk Ale (Mark Beech)

5 Jun. 2017 – Tonbridge Folk Club

16-18 Jun. 2017 – Fastnet Maritime & Folk Festival (Ireland)

4 Jul. 2017 – Shoreham (Kent) WI

28 Aug. 2017 – Edenbridge & Oxted Agricultural Show

1 Sep. 2017 – Hever Castle

9 Sep. 2017 – Sea Shanties at Erith Lighthouse

16-17 Sep.2017 – Song To The Sea Festival (Deal)

13-15 Oct. 2017 – Harwich International Shanty Festival

18 Nov. 2017 – Docklands Maritime Festival (London)

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