Farino, formed in 2007, are a Hull based instrumental acoustic guitar duo who specialise in intricate melodic playing ranging from fast and frenetic too delicate background music.
With John Shepherdson on lead guitar and Karl Marsden on rhythm guitar, Farino play a mixture of original and cover material spanning many genres including Spanish Flamenco Latin, Jazz, Rock, Pop and Classical styles including songs by Rodrigo & Gabriela and Django Reinhardt to name a few. Farino have recently added a new modern twist to their live set.
They perform in a variety of contexts such as local cafes and restaurants, regional and national festivals as well as weddings and corporate events.
As well as Tribfest they have played in a variety of festivals such as Beverley Folk, Cornucopia, Hull Freedom, Bridport and venues further afield such from London too Scotland as well as many local gigs and private functions.