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A Hawk and A Hacksaw is Jeremy Barnes (accordion, vocals) and Heather Trost (violin, vocals) from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Their sound is a fantastical and emotive mix of East European folk, Gypsy song, Klezmer, Mexican fanfare and gorgeous cinematic flourishes, with pockets of classic song-writing. For this very special tour, Jeremy and Heather have recruited a group of four adventurous musicians from Hungary and one from the UK to present their music at its most ambitious and intricate best, featuring bagpipes, clarinet, saxophone, taragoto, trumpet, drums, accordion, upright bass, viola and violin. The show will include stunning new music, reworkings of traditional Hungarian and Balkan folk songs, and material from AHAAH’s back catalogue.AHAAH’s incandescent third album, The Way The Wind Blows, was part recorded in remote Romanian village with members of the Balkan folk group Fanfare Cioc?rlia. Its release last year to critical acclaim boosted an already feverish word of mouth reputation, further enhanced by a headline slot at The Green Man festival.