February 4, 2018 7:30 pm
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Acclaimed folk duo Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman are set to entertain fans old and new with a captivating blend of quality folk music when they perform at Chinley Community Centre on Sunday 4 February 2018.
Described as “Songwriters par excellence” by fRoots Magazine, Kathryn and Sean are one of the most popular and respected acts on the British Folk scene. Their live set will showcase a variety of music from traditional ballads to their own ‘story songs’. The duo perform to the highest standard on guitar and piano and have been recognised nationally for their talents. They were nominated for ‘Best Duo’ at the 2013 BBC Folk Awards before winning the prestigious prize in 2016. The couple provide an enjoyable evening’s entertainment for all ages and living in a rural area themselves (Dartmoor) they understand the importance of bringing live music to small communities.
According to Billboard Magazine, “Kathryn Roberts’ smoky, assertive vocals are a tasty feast for listeners craving music that requires a sharp mind and an open heart” while Sean Lakeman is described as “one of the unsung heroes of modern British folk” by MOJO Magazine.
Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman will play Chinley Community Centre (21 Lower Lane, SK23 6BE) as part of the Blackbrook Valley Arts group’s Live and Local programme of events for 2018. Doors open at 7.00pm and the show starts at 7.30pm.
Tickets, priced at £10, are available from Chinley Stores (Lower Lane, Chinley, SK23 6BD) or online at http://www.wegottickets.com/bva
There is a bar with local real ale, wine, tea and coffee (open before the show and during the interval) and the venue has disabled access.
For more information about Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman visit https://www.kathrynrobertsandseanlakeman.com/