Postponed from 19th February 2021.
Fairport Convention have been entertaining music lovers for over half a century.During that time the band that launched British folk-rock has seen many changes. But one thing has remained the same - Fairport’s passion for performance.
This year’s winter tour will present a mix of long-established Fairport
favourites and some surprises from albums old and new, including their latest album, Shuffle and Go
have won a BBC Lifetime Achievement Award
and Radio 2 listeners voted their ground-breaking album Liege and Lief The Most Influential Folk Album of All Time
. Their story has been celebrated with television documentaries on BBC Four and Sky Arts.
The band features founding member Simon Nicol
on guitar and vocals, Dave Pegg
on bass guitar, Ric Sanders
on violin, Chris Leslie
on fiddle, mandolin and vocals, and Gerry Conway
on drums and percussion.
Special guest for the tour is singer/songwriter Luke Jackson
, a wonderful performer gaining much recognition for his recorded work as well as touring the UK, Europe, and America relentlessly.
"Fairport is an institution, a festival, purveyors of memories and keepers of the folk flame. But most of all they are a brilliant live band"
- Folk and Tumble.
Visit Fairport Convention's website
or find them on Facebook
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
*Includes £1 booking fee
This event is promoted by The Apex in association with Milkmaid Folk.