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BAC presents Fairport Convention at the Town Hall

Fairport Convention has been making great music for over fifty
years. Credited with originating British folk-rock music, the band has
been through many changes but the current members retain a
passion for live performance.
This year’s Winter Tour will feature a mix of long-established
Fairport favourites and new material from their most recent studio
album 50:50@50 celebrating their Golden anniversary.
Fairport Convention has attracted critical acclaim: the band has won
a coveted BBC Lifetime Achievement Award; Radio 2 listeners
voted Fairport’s groundbreaking album Liege & Lief 'The Most
Influential Folk Album of All Time'; and their story has been
celebrated with a major documentary on BBC Four television.
Fairport Convention features Simon Nicol on guitar and vocals,
Dave Pegg on bass guitar, Chris Leslie on fiddle, mandolin and
vocals, Ric Sanders on violin and Gerry Conway on drums and
Whether you are a long-time fan or a newcomer to their music, an
evening with Fairport Convention is sure to surprise and delight
“Impressive musicians with a great back catalogue... (they) take
chances and clearly enjoy themselves.” The Guardian
“Vigorous and confident...the music leapt around the room.” The

Thu 07-06-18 @ 19:30

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