The Trials of Cato’s “Hide and Hair” wins Best Album at the 2019 BBC Folk Awards.


Well-earned recognition for this hot new act. They just did a quick tour of the Northeast, their first trip to the US. They will be back for summer festivals and an autumn theater tour in 2020.

Here is what some others have to say:

“One of the real discoveries on the folk circuit in recent times” – Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2
“Fascinating stuff” – Cerys Matthews, BBC 6 Music
“Swaggering… glossy results” – The Guardian
“One of the most impressive debut folk albums of the year ★★★★” – Songlines
“Full of verve… they delight festival audiences ★★★★” – RnR
“A band name on everyone’s lips… few debut albums have as much vitality and impact ” – fRoots
“The Trials of Cato are about to hit the earth’s atmosphere with a bang, so sit back and enjoy the fireworks” – FRUK