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Sun 27th Oct at 8:00pm
The Full English Project: Concert
@ Colston Hall, Bristol
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The Full English Project: Concert: Seth Lakeman + Martin Simpson + Fay Hield + Nancy Kerr
Celebrating The Full English – the world’s biggest free digital archive of traditional English folk and dance music. Folk singer Hield has trawled The Full English collection, creating new work and arrangements that will be performed live at this celebratory event.
'The musical equivalent of the bodice-ripping blockbuster' - The Guardian. Seth's live show, as with everything else he does, takes the established folk orthodoxy and turns it on its head. The spirit of the rock band meets the timeless and heartfelt subject matter of the folk tale in a blur of fiddle, acoustic guitar and foot-stomping rhythms, with Seth's unmistakable vocals riding the wave.
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Widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world, Martin Simpson's interpretations of traditional songs are masterpieces of storytelling. His solo shows are intense, eclectic, spellbinding and deeply moving. His own song writing has produced some real gems, from the truck-stop epic Love Never Dies, to the profoundly moving Never Any Good. His career includes collaborations on stage and record with June Tabor, Kelly Joe Phelps, Jackson Browne, Danú, Martin Carthy, Cara Dillon and many more. Simpson is a very regular nominee in the BBC Folk Awards and received Musician of the Year in 2002 and 2005.
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Fay was originally part of The Witches of Elswick, with whom she recorded two CDs in their six years together, before deciding to go solo. She released her first solo album in September 2010 entitled ‘Looking Glass’ to widespread critical acclaim. Her much anticipated new album, released in the Spring 2012, looks set to further increase her reputation as one of the country's leading folk artists.
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Already a respected interpreter of traditional material, Nancy has emerged as a writer of rare style with a cornucopia of contemporary narratives about love and conflict, motherhood, migration, hardship and jubilation, and the tensions between rural and urban life.
One of the most celebrated folk musicians of her generation, her BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards include the coveted 2015 Folk Singer of the Year, the 2000 Horizon Award and Best Duo in both 2011 and 2013 with husband James Fagan. Nancy also appears in the trio Simpson, Cutting and Kerr.
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Venue: Colston Hall
Phone: 0844 887 1500
Disabled Bookings: 0844 887 1500
Seating Plan: View the Seating Plan
→ Clifton Down 16 min walk
→ Bristol Temple Meads 18 min walk
→ Redland 18 min walk