Holly & The Reivers, a band brought together through their love of singing together and telling old stories to their audiences. Bertie Armstrong, Merle Harbron and Holly Clarke create a musical setting
for their songs by combining the musical styles of Old time banjo, Scottish fiddle and Ballad singing, as well as bringing forth their own compositions that have been deeply influenced by these traditions. the intricate melodies and words they have woven together shine through with their soaring three part harmonies and driving instrumental pieces. Holly & The Reivers have been gigging together since 2017 and have played at Festivals such as Tiree music Festival and Folk on the Tyne Festival.
In 2019 They supported Billy Bragg to a sold-out audience in Hall One of Sage Gateshead and In this new year of 2022, after a long wait due to the Covid-19 pandemic, they will finally be venturing into the studio to record their first album.