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Date: Friday 28th February 2020
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman's 2020 tour “On Reflection”
This year's tour marks 25 years of making music together for this popular wife and husband duo.
Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have long established themselves as one of the UK Folk scene's most rewardingly enduring partnerships. To celebrate and acknowledge this milestone, the couple will revisit and reinterpret songs which span their illustrious career.
From the early days of folk supergroup “Equation” through to the current album release “Personae”, with a nod or two along the way to their extra-curricular musical adventures, the evening promises a whistle-stop tour through their artistic journey to date.
Two of the British folk scenes most accomplished performers, and winners of the 2016 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Duo, Kathryn and Sean have graced stages the world over in a number of guises, with a number of groups and bands.
However, their intimacy and strength of passion and supreme musicianship is shown to best effect when they share the stage together – the quality shines through.
Stripped back to their simple, pure talent, with an ever-evolving, eclectic, repertoire, Kathryn & Sean ensure a rare treat for any listener and music-lover who is lucky enough to see them in concert.
With a story that includes over 20 years of music making with the likes of Kate Rusby, Seth Lakeman, Cara Dillon, The Levellers, Billy Bragg, Frank Turner, Imelda May, Bellowhead and Show of Hands, Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have consolidated themselves as pillars of modern British folk.
“It’s folk music for the modern age.” -The Telegraph
“These guys are something very special” - Acoustic Magazine
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman
Two of the British folk scenes most accomplished performers, Kathryn and Sean have graced stages the world over in a number of guises, however, the intimacy and strength of passion shown as a duo, combined with an eclectic repertoire ensures a rare treat for any listener. The Roberts-Lakeman name has become synonymous with “quality” during their musical careers which started when they were signed to a major label as teenagers. Now after nearly two decades in music, Kathryn’s sublime vocals merge seamlessly with Sean’s deft and inventive live guitar work on stage – and his award-winning sonic skills in the studio. In addition to his chart-topping hit records for brother Seth Lakeman, Sean has this year alone produced albums or tracks with The Levellers, Billy Bragg, Frank Turner, Imelda May and Bellowhead… as well as a string of other folk/acoustic acts. "An absolute masterclass in how to do it right." - festivalsforall.com 'These guys are something very special' - Acoustic Magazine English folk's Buckingham-Nicks" - The Independent on Sunday
See 7 tour dates featuring Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman
St. Austell Arts Theatre
- 87 Truro Road
- St. Austell
- PL25 5HJ