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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. As well as vocals Liz plays whistle, concertina, autoharp and accordion.

29 Sep. 2016 – Tenterden Folk Festival

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

18 Nov. 2017 – Docklands Maritime Festival (London)

28 Apr. 2018 – Concert for Lifeboats (Pembury)

15-16 Sep. 2018 – Songs To The Sea Festival (Deal) Repeat booking

5-7 Oct. 2018 – Harwich International Shanty Festival Repeat booking

29 Mar. 2019 – Sovereign Seas Folk Festival (Seaford) Repeat booking

5 May 2019 – Private party (Sussex)

2 Jun. 2019 – Pig’s Ear Folk Ale (Mark Beech) Repeat booking

20 Nov. 2019 – Uckfield Folk Club

10 Jul 2021 – Gunther Pluschow event (Gravesend)

21 Feb 2022 – Tonbridge Folk Club Repeat booking

30 Jun 2022 – Sandwich Folk Festival

5 Jul 2022 – Orpington Liberal Club

24 Sep 2022 – Southdowns Music Festival

16-21 Jun. 2023– Fastnet Maritime & Folk Festival (Ireland) Repeat booking

13-15 Oct. 2023 – Harwich International Shanty Festival Repeat booking

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