Of all the stars in Folk Music’s wondrous firmament few shine as brightly as Yorkshire’s Kate Rusby.
A remarkable interpretive singer, Kate’s soulful vocals resonate with the wistful beauty of an earthbound angel. Inhabiting a lyric with unforced conviction – no matter how old or how modern – she has that rare ability to transport her audience, of touching them emotionally and making each tune live vividly within their experience and imagination.
Audiences are sure to be thoroughly entertained by Kate’s choice of much-loved classics from her back catalogue stretching over her two decades of music making together with a selection of fresh new songs from her new album.
As ever, she will be joined on stage by the cream of British folk musicians who form her band. These virtuoso artists are sure to delight you with their exceptional talents.
With Damien O’Kane on guitar, electric tenor guitar and banjo, Duncan Lyall on double bass and moog, Nick Cooke on diatonic accordion and Steve Byrnes on bouzouki and guitar.
The crossover appeal Kate enjoys is unprecedented for a folk singer and has been achieved without resort to compromise. Rusby’s wondrous singing and hugely engaging Yorkshire wit and the intuitive support of the band ensure that audiences will be treated to a truly remarkable and unforgettable concert experience.
A remarkable interpretive singer, Kate Rusby's soulful vocals resonate with the wistful beauty of an earthbound angel. The crossover appeal Kate enjoys is unprecedented for a folk singer and has been achieved without resort to compromise. The defining voice of contemporary English Folk music, Kate Rusby's exquisite interpretations of traditional songs and finely wrought self-penned tunes have won her an audience that reaches beyond the genre. Rusby's wondrous singing and her hugely engaging Yorkshire wit ensure that audiences will be treated to a truly remarkable and uplifting concert experience.
See 25 tour dates featuring Kate Rusby
New Theatre Royal
- Guildhall Walk
- PO1 2DD
Kate Rusby image © Bryan Ledgard