The Handsome Family

Saturday 26 May, 7.30pm

Hailed as one of America’s finest songwriting partnerships, The Handsome Family has been called ‘country music’s answer to the White Stripes’. Husband-and-wife duo Brett and Rennie Sparks’ contemporary take on country music embraces a wide sweep of musical references, from medieval ballad and Appalachian holler to Tin Pan Alley and punk rock.

“songs of weirdness and wonder, set in a half-wild, half-urban, entirely mysterious place ” The Guardian

The Handsome Family - My Friend
(5.07 min)