For more than fifty years Martin Carthy MBE has remained one of the most influential figures in music, inspiring a generation of artists, including Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Richard Thompson. His skill, stage presence and natural charm have won him many admirers, not only from within the folk scene, but also far beyond it.
He’s a ballad singer, a ground-breaking acoustic and electric-guitarist and an authoritative interpreter of newly composed material.
Lifetime Achievement Award – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014
Folk singer of the year – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2002
`The greatest English folk song performer, writer, collector and editor of all time’ Q Magazine
UNRESERVED SEATING // 14+ (UNDER 16s TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT) // THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE IN KOMEDIA MAIN SPACE