Review: Treetop Flyers, Holt Festival
- Credit: Archant
Holt Community Festival
Shut your eyes and the Treetop Flyers take you back 40 years and thousands of miles to the west coast of the USA.
Their close vocal harmonies, slick synchronised guitars and catchy folk soul songs with dash of country rock rekindle the days of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.
But open them again and you see Morrison, Beer, Sherman, Starritt and Danan - talented young musicians in their own right, influenced by their parents' musical tastes which provided the soundtrack to their youth, and penning their own melodic, powerful songs.
Their gig at the community centre provided a highlight early in Holt Festival week.
- 1 Murder inquiry as teenage woman dies after car crash in Norfolk village
- 2 Man in 30s dead, two arrested on suspicion of murder in Norfolk town
- 3 Man in 50s dies after medical incident in field
- 4 Two recycling centres to be closed - and replaced with new £4m tips
- 5 'Heartbroken' pet owner thanks community after missing dog found dead
- 6 Customers travelling across Norfolk to try pub's 'afternoon sea'
- 7 Vicar’s astonishing outburst against the Bishop in town's long-running row
- 8 How Covid restrictions will change in England this week
- 9 Devastated family wrongly told prisoner hanged himself weeks before release
- 10 Road rage incident sees van driver run over by car
From the driving opener of their first single Things Will Change they switched up and down the gears from the folky acoustic Is It All Worth It to the massive rocking Haunted House finale, which had the crowd clapping along in true festival style.
The Flyers' stop-off in Holt between gigs in London and Nashville validated their 'best emerging band' award from Glastonbury in 2011.