Recorded at London’s Harrogate Theatre, this live dance act blends the styles of hip-hop and folk with music from The Demon Barbers. A documentary is also included which explores the history of the band and the development of ‘The Lock in’ show with input from comedian Stewart Lee and musician Horace Panter.
Disc One: Filmed at the Harrogate Theatre in 2012, this live extravaganza brings ‘The Demon Barbers’, winners of Best Live Act at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2009, together with some of England’s most exciting young traditional and hip hop dancers to create the high energy dance spectacular ‘The Lock In!’; Clog, Sword and Morris meet B-boying, Popping and Krump in this humorous and un-miss able visual feast. Think Stomp with bells on! Disc Two: A documentary charting the history of The Demon Barbers electric folk band and the evolution of The Lock In! as a unique dance show. Along the way it investigates the recent revival of all things Folk and The Lock Ins’ place at the cutting edge of this resurgence. The documentary will explore the genuine connection between traditional and modern dance with the aid of some well respected Folk enthusiasts such as the comedian Stewart Lee and Horace Panter, Bass Player from The Specials.