NEWS: Fairport Convention set for intimate gig at the Music Room

On May 11th, one of the UK’s most iconic folk rock music bands, Fairport Convention, will perform in the intimate setting of the Music Room.  The line-up consists of founding member Simon Nicol on guitars and vocal, Dave Pegg (who joined in 1969) on bass, mandolin and vocals, Ric Sanders on violin, multi-instrumentalist Chris Leslie on vocals , violin, mandolin, bouzouki, whistles and harmonica and Gerry Conway on drums and percussion.

Performing songs from their iconic album Liege and Lief, which BBC Radio 2 listeners voted ‘the most influential folk album of all time” they’ll also be incorporating both recent and past works into this one-of-a-kind event.  A Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded to Fairport Convention in 2006 as a result of their long-standing partnership and their truly innovative style.

As well as securing long standing and successful careers, Fairport Convention have also established themselves through their Oxfordshire festival for over 35 years with audiences of up to 20,000 people from the world over.

The event promises to be an enthralling and truly magical concert as they delve into their extensive repertoire spanning 50 years.

An evening of great music, entertaining anecdotes and amusing interludes is guaranteed.

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Fairport Convention – LIVE
11 May 2016
Philhamonic Music Room
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