Tickets on sale for folk musician of the year

John Kirkpatrick
John Kirkpatrick
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LAST year’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Musician of the Year, John Kirkpatrick, will be at The Barn in Baston on Thursday (November 24).

John is one of the most prolific figures on the English folk scene. He has performed solo, in duos, acoustic groups and electric bands, and has established an enviable reputation as an instrumental virtuoso and session musician. He has been a member of The Albion Country Band, Magic Lantern, The Richard Thompson Band, Umps and Dumps, Steeleye Span, Brass Monkey, Trans-Europe Diatonique and Band of Hope as well as numerous ceilidh bands. As songwriter, composer, choreographer, and musical director, he has contributed to over 60 plays in the theatre and on radio and as featured artist, band member, or session player, his music can be heard on over 200 different commercial recordings.

Tap and Sync will be the supporting artists. Tickets are £8 from 01778 560497.