This Way Up
This Way Up is a much in demand five piece folk and ceilidh band based in Shropshire. The band plays a mix of original and traditional tunes from the U.K., Europe and beyond.
For nearly 25 years, This Way Up have performed in a diverse range of venues, from weddings and parties in village halls and marquees through Morris events to major folk Festivals. The band appeared at Sidmouth Folk Week and Chester Folk Day, at Shrewsbury Folk Festival and have played at Towersey, Trowbridge, Bridgnorth and Warwick Festivals in past years.
Stuart Altman -alto saxophone, whistles, triangle and bodhron;
Steve Hall – acoustic and electric guitars and vocals;
Richard Payne – soprano saxophone, whistle and mandolin;
Richard Pidduck – melodeons
Ray Archer – bass guitar
Stephen Robinson – drums