Stepling

Innovative band Stepling has been delighting audiences everywhere with their unique blend of music, step dance, and song inspired by English traditions.

With appearances at venues such as London’s Green Note, Sidmouth Folk Week, Harwich Festival of the Arts, Hitchin Folk Club, Priddy Folk Festival and Bath Folk Festival, Stepling’s dynamic and varied performances have already received much acclaim.

Stepling brings together the talents of an experienced group of performers: champion step/clog dancer Toby Bennett (solo dance artist), percussionist Jo May (Against the Grain, Token Women), Deb Chalmers on fiddle and vocals (Folk Dance Remixed, Bella Hardy) and guitarist Adrian Lever (Alma, Horses Brawl) – their performances weave a rich tapestry crossing the boundaries of music and dance.

“Stepling … Wonderful musicianship, dynamic step-dancing and great programming make them one of the most engaging units I’ve seen and heard for a very long time.” Barry Goodman

“…it was a rare pleasure to see the clog shod feet of dancer Toby Bennett in full flight. The speed and complexity was breathtaking at times and the accompaniment from Deb Chalmers on fiddle and vocals, Jo May on spoons and other percussion and guitarist Adrian Lever was equally impressive.” Andy Nelmes, Fatea Magazine

he most engaging units I’ve seen and heard for a very long time.” Barry Goodman