Effra are an instrumental trio consisting of fiddle & mandolin, accordion and guitar. Their music is rooted in the traditions of the British Isles yet draws on influences from Appalachia to the Balkans. With strong backgrounds in folk, jazz, rock, gypsy jazz and classical music, each member of Effra brings his own unique ingredients to the collaborative pot. Since their debut performances in 2011, Effra have been praised for their high energy style, captivating compositions and an intense musicianship which gives their live shows a febrile shimmer. Whether taking you on a traditional romp through dancier numbers or enchanting you with delicately interwoven melodies, they will entertain everyone, from the tone-deaf to those with the most discerning ears.