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Martin Simpson

Mar 23rd 2018 @ John Peel Centre for Creative Arts

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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Genres:
Folk
Friday, March 23rd, 2018
7:30 PM
John Peel Centre for Creative Arts
Church Walk, Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Martin Simpson has transcended borders and oceans to quietly become a superb storyteller and musician of great depth and unquestionable taste. Stephen Fearing

The remarkable intimate solo performances Martin gives go from strength to strength - every gig is a masterclass. He travels the length and breadth of the UK and beyond, giving rapt audiences passion, sorrow, love, beauty, tragedy and majesty through his playing.

40 years after he recorded his first album, Golden Vanity, in 1976, Martin is known as a guitarist of formidable talent. Equally at home playing English traditional folk, American folk and blues and his own compositions, he is consistently named as one of the very finest fingerstyle guitar players in the world.

He has had the most nominations of any performer in the 18 years of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, an astonishing 31 times, 12 of those as Musician of the Year, winning that particular accolade twice.

A virtuoso player without question, but above all Martin Simpson conveys his diverse treasure trove of material from the heart, performing with rare subtlety, intensity and honesty. A true master of his art.

One of the virtuoso instrumentalists of the English music scene

**** - The Guardian

Simpson has become a fine interpreter of traditional and other songs, as well as a notable writer of his own. The Times

Please note this is a seated gig and seating is unallocated.
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Genres:
Folk
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Top notch, as always!!
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December 6th 2014
Fantastic!!