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Nancy Kerr and The Sweet Visitor Band

NCEM, York
Wednesday 26 November 7:30pm

Adults £15.00 | Concessions £13.00

This event is no longer available online but tickets can be bought by phoning the box office on 01904 658 338 or tickets can be bought on the door from 6.30pm.
 
Singer and violinist Nancy Kerr presents songs from her much anticipated solo debut, Sweet Visitor. Well established as a leading interpreter of traditional material (with such as Eliza Carthy, The Full English and The Melrose Quartet), Nancy has recently emerged as a new song writer of rare style, using folk mythology as a backdrop for contemporary narratives about love and conflict, migration, hardship and jubilation, and the tensions between rural and urban life.  Joining her on stage is husband James Fagan, with whom she has twice won BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, together with Tom Wright (Albion Band, Park Bench Social Club), Tim Yates (Blackbeard's Tea Party, Albion Band) and Rowan Rheingans (Lady Maisery).
 
"A songwriter steeped in the tradition, but casting it anew.”  Songlines

"Quite breathtakingly beautiful.”  Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

"The songs, the singing, the accompaniments, they meld together into a true sound of England."  Christy Moore

"Nancy Kerr's songs are unusual (and) intriguing.  Steeped in folksong, she (comes) sideways to her subject, embroidering it with detail and surprises.”  Peggy Seeger
 

Promoted by the Black Swan Folk Club 


Interval Drinks!
Take advantage and pre-order your interval drinks at the bar before the start of the concert

For more information visit www.nancykerr.co.uk

Other associated sites
www.facebook.com/KerrFagan

Tim Eriksen and Eliza Carthy

NCEM, York
Wednesday 31 May 7:30pm