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East Creek Union

East Creek Union, founded in 2011 by two of East Anglia's finest old-time musicians, clawhammer banjo player, guitarist and singer Scott Simmons and fiddler Bob Tracey (Fiddlin' Around and Wild Ride), has developed into one of the UK's most highly-regarded American old-time band, performing a wide repertoire of traditional songs and tunes taken from the old-time, square dance and running set traditions.

Based in North Essex, East Creek Union has played festivals, concert halls, theatres and pubs throughout England. At Chippenham Folk Festival, Scott and Bob will be joined by another musician with a long history in old-time music in the shape of guitarist and mandolinist Robbie Thomas (Silly Wizard and Wild Ride), who will be standing in for East Creek Union's regular bass player and guitarist, Pete Young.

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